What kind of tea comes from India?
As per the Tea Board under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, the tea varieties found in India are Darjeeling, Assam, Nilgiri, Kangra, Munnar, Dooars-Terai, Masala Tea and Sikkim tea.
Which type of tea is most popular in India?
Green tea is the most popular type of tea and is the favourite choice amongst Asians. Some loose green teas are scented with flowers or mixed with fruits to create scented or flavoured teas. Straight green tea has a clean and delicious taste.
How many varieties of teas are there?
There are over 3000 varieties of tea, each with its own specific characteristics. The naming and growing of teas is in many ways similar to wine.
Where is tea produced in India?
The main tea-growing regions are in the Northeast (including Assam) and in north Bengal (Darjeeling district and the Dooars region). Tea is also grown on a large scale in the Nilgiris in south India.
What is black tea called in India?
Varieties and names
|India||Nilgiri||Nīlakiri tēnīr (நீலகிரி தேநீர்)|
|Korea||Jaekseol (Bird’s tongue)||jaekseol-cha (작설차)|
|Nepal||Nepali||Nēpālī ciyā (नेपाली चिया)|
|Sri Lanka||Ceylon||Silōn tē (සිලෝන් තේ)|
What is tea called in different Indian languages?
Chai: Languages that pronounce tea as “chai” : Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Hindi, Macedonian, Persian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Turkish and Urdu.