Friday, June 8, 2018

Butter tea

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Butter tea, also known as po cha (Tibetan: བོད་ ཇ་; Wylie: bod ja, "Tibetan tea"), cha süma (Tibet: ཇ་ སྲུབ་ མ་; Wylie: ja srub ma, "tea stir") , Mandarin: sūyóu chá (酥油茶) or gur gur in Ladakhi, is a typical Himalayan drink that includes Nepal, Bhutan, India (especially in Ladakh, Sikkim) and most famously, Tibet.

Traditionally, butter tea consists of tea leaves, yak butter, water, and salt, although cow milk butter is widely used, due to the wide availability and cheaper price.