Traditionally harvested and dried in the hot desert sun, this rare Arabian dried lime has been drunk for centuries in the Middle East. It has a distinct, tart citrus flavor and is an oasis of health. We named our company Numi after this drink, which our founders enjoyed as children.
Flavor: Tart citrus
Brewing Instructions: For a potent citrus cup, steep 3-4 minutes. For iced tea, steep 2 tea bags, cool and pour over ice.
Ingredients: Fair Trade Certified™ organic dried lime.
Source: Our Fair Trade Certified™ dried lime is grown in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
Numi is a labor of love by a brother and sister. She is the artist and he is the alchemist behind all of Numi's blends. We named our company Numi, after a Middle Eastern Dry Desert Lime we drank as children.
Preparation Time: 45 minutes
Bring 3 cups of water to a boil in a deep pot. Add lentils and rice. Reduce heat to low and cover for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. In separate frying pan, sauté onions in oil until golden and tender. Add cumin, salt, and bouillon, and stir until bouillon dissolves. Mix into lentils with an additional 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil. Stir in parsley. Just before serving, stir in lime tea (4 tea bags steeped in 1 cup boiling water). Serve with pita chips. In Good Health!