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Wedang Teh Susu Jahe - Ginger Milk Tea

Indonesians love their many incarnations of wedang in rainy days, which is perfect for the unpredictable weather that has been going on in Jakarta for a while now. Today, I am going to post a pretty popular wedang recipe: wedang teh susu jahe (ginger milk tea).

Wedang Teh Susu Jahe - Ginger Milk Tea

Wedang Teh Susu Jahe - Ginger Milk Tea

Author: Anita Jacobson



Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 20 mins

Serves: 2


  • 250 ml hot water
  • 1 teabag of black tea
  • 100 ml fresh milk
  • Ginger Syrup
  • 50 gram fresh ginger, peeled and bruised
  • 1 lemon grass, chopped and bruised
  • 50 gram sugar
  • 250 ml water


  • Ginger Syrup
    1. Boil all ginger syrup ingredients on a stove top. Reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes until all sugar has dissolved.
    2. Strain to get a clear syrup.
  • Wedang
    1. Steep the teabag in the hot water according to the manufacturer instruction.
    2. Pour the milk and the ginger syrup. Stir to combine. Serve immediately.


  • Liza says:

    i made this drink but without tea, and its so freshy :D its good for my flu hehehe

    • Anita says:

      Glad to know you like it Liza :) Get well soon, okay.

  • Azu says:

    I just found your blog. You have some amazing recipes! This drink looks delicious and I'm preparing it for sure!

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