Chai Lovers! You might have definitely tried Gud Ki Chai, Kesar Chai, Adrak Wali Chai and whatnot! But have you heard of Tibet’s Po cha? Didn’t ring a bell? Well, it’s commonly known as butter tea, prepared from churning tea, salt and yak butter. It’s devoured by people in the Himalayan regions of Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. It tastes like a light soup that’s a bit salty. Nevertheless, it’s rich, soothing and nourishing. While this is an important trivia, chai lovers on the internet have gone beserk watching a viral video of a chaiwala prepare butter tea in Agra. Here’s what you must know.
Agra’s Butter Tea Stuns The Internet
Forget butter biscuits, when you can have butter tea on your next visit to Agra. A viral video posted on Instagram’s ‘foodieagraaaaa’ page, shows a man brewing tea with oodles of salted butter at a tea stall in Agra. The unusual spin on the humble chai has scarred the internet. In the video, you can see a vessel brewing tea with milk. The chaiwala goes on dunking en entire slab of yellow butter into the brewing tea pot.
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Viral Video Shows Chaiwala Dunking Slabs Of Butter In Brewing Chai
One internet user commented “End is near”. While another put out a caption, “Thode pav bhaji bhi daal dete (might as well add some pav bhaji to it)”. This video was shot at ‘Baba Tea Stall’, situated near Rambabu Parathe Belagung. While, chai lovers are quite shocked with this butter concept. It’s interesting to know that the tea prepared with yak butter in the Himalayan regions has many medicinal benefits.
It helps people regain energy in cold weathers and prevents their lips from getting chapped due to chilly winters. But there is some time needed to get used to a unique beverage. Nevertheless, if you want to try butter tea, you know where to go! Chai lovers, here’s a video to identify what type of tea drinker are you!