Indonesian Ginger Tea


indonesian ginger tea

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Wedang Jahe is an Indonesian ginger tea. It’s a favorite drink in Indonesian, especially in raining season. Jahe means “ginger”.  This healthy drink is made from fresh ginger, lemongrass, frequently with the addition of fragrant pandan leaves (screw pine leaves) and palm sugar for sweetness.

This ginger tea is an Indonesian traditional beverage. This warm drink has a lot of benefits for our bodies. It can help reduce hypertension, digestion of food, prevent nausea, eliminate cramps in the stomach and remove air from the body.

Indonesian Ginger Tea


  • ½ liter (500ml) water.
  • 75 gram ginger, peeled and crushed
  • 1 stalk fresh lemongrass, crushed
  • 1 sheet of pandan leaf, knotted
  • 50 gram palm sugar


  1. Boil water with ginger, lemongrass, pandan leaves and palm sugar.
  2. Once boiling, remove from heat.
  3. Portion in a tea cup, serve warm.

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  1. This is great Amallia! So glad to have found your site! 🙂

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