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Dry Desert Lime™

Traditionally harvested and dried in the hot desert sun, this rare Arabian dried lime has been drunk for centuries. It has a distinct, tart citrus flavor and is an oasis of health.

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  • Alchemy: Arabian dried lime traditionally harvested and dried in the hot desert sun
  • Flavor Notes: Distinct, tart citrus flavor
  • Occasion: Refreshing and healthy afternoon beverage
  • Caffeine: None
Organic Fair Trade Certified Non-GMO

Fair Trade Certified™ organic dried lime.

Carry fresh water back from the oasis (otherwise, filtered water will do). Bring to a boil and pour over a bag of Dry Desert Lime. Steep 5-6 minutes. For iced tea, steep 2 tea bags, cool and pour over ice.

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.

Dried Lime Lentil Soup

Preparation Time: 45 minutes

Serves 4

  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1/4 cup rice
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 large onions (cut into thin strips)
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 vegetable, chicken, or beef bouillon cube (optional)
  • 4 tea bags Dry Desert Lime
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • toasted pita chips

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!