How to Make Taro Bubble Tea – 6 Delicious Recipes?

Make a Tea - How To Make Taro Bubble Tea

Taro milk tea with Boba pearls is a famous beverage among milk tea lovers. Tea was once the specialty of Taiwan as it originated in Circa, Taiwan, in 1980. Only the people of Taiwan used to make the delicious taro bubble tea. Here is how to make taro bubble tea.

Taro milk tea with Boba pearls is a famous beverage among milk tea lovers. Tea was once the specialty of Taiwan as it originated in Circa, Taiwan, in 1980. Only the people of Taiwan used to make the delicious taro bubble tea. Here is how to make taro bubble tea.

Taro tea is usually made with tapioca or Boba pearls, and it’s easy to prepare. Making taro tea includes:

  • Boil 1 cup of water in a saucepan and add a green tea bag.
  • Let it steep for two minutes.
  • Remove the teabag from the water and let it come to room temperature for about ten minutes.
  • Add 2 tbsp. of the taro powder to the tea and whisk
  • Add Boba pearls and honey in the tea glass for assembling and served it icy.

Taro is a violet color vegetable. Moreover, people use it in many forms, including fried, mashed, and boiled like potatoes. 

Now let’s explore the recipes of the delicious taro bubble tea along with its benefits.

6 Different Recipes on How to Make Taro Bubble Tea

There are tons of recipes through which you can make and enjoy the delicious taro tea. Some recipes are created with the traditional method, and others come with extra flavors. 

Here we jotted a list of different recipes to make the delicious taro bubble tea.

  • Classic Taro Tea
  • Whole Milk Taro Tea
  • Natural Taro Milk Tea
  • Diced Taro Milk Tea
  • Tropical Taro Milk Tea
  • Real Taro Milk Tea
Make a tea - Classic Taro Tea

1) Classic Taro Tea

The classic taro tea is the cheapest and easiest recipe to make taro milk tea. The traditional taro tea has a bright purple color with the balanced flavors of taro and cream.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Tea
Cuisine Taiwan
Servings 1 person
Calories 0.48 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Cup
  • 1 Tablespoon

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp Taro powder
  • 3 tbsp non-dairy cream
  • 3 tbsp cane sugar (raw)
  • 1 ¼ cup of water
  • ½ cup of ice

Instructions
 

  • Take a blender
  • Add all the ingredients to the blender. 
  • Fuse the ingredients until you get a smooth mixture
  • Take a cup and add the ice to it.
  • Pour the taro mixture into the ice cup and enjoy the drink.
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Make a tea - Whole Milk Taro Tea

2) Whole Milk Taro Tea

The tea is just like the classic tea, but you have to switch the whole milk with the non-dairy cream. Moreover, the smoothie will have a lavender color, and it will be creamier than the classic one.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks, Tea
Cuisine Taiwan
Servings 1 serving
Calories 0.48 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Cup
  • 1 Tablespoon

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp Taro powder
  • 1 ½ cup of whole milk
  • 2 tbsp cane sugar (raw)
  • 1 ¼  cup of water
  • 1/2 cup of ice

Instructions
 

  • Take a blender
  • Add all the ingredients to the blender. 
  • Beat the ingredients properly until you get a smooth mixture
  • Take a cup and add the ice to it.
  • Pour the taro mixture into the ice cup and enjoy the drink.

Video

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Make a Tea - Taro Classic Milk Tea

3) Natural Tea Taro Classic Milk Tea

The original taro bubble tea doesn’t contain actual tea, but it includes black tea for enhanced flavor. This type is best for people who want to enjoy taro along with black tea. 
The natural taro classic mil tea creates a dark purple because of the black tea. 
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Taiwan
Servings 1 Person
Calories 0.064 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Cup

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp Taro Powder
  • 3  tbsp Non-dairy Cream
  • 2 tbsp Cane Sugar (raw)
  • 1 ¼  Cup Assam Black Tea
  • ½ Cup Ice

Instructions
 

  • Get a blender and put all the ingredients in the shakes except the ice.
  • Shake all the ingredients well until they properly combine
  • Add the ice to the shaker and blend it well.
  • Take a glass and add ice to it and pour the tea.

Video

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Make a Tea - Diced Taro Milk Tea

4) Diced Taro Milk Tea Recipe

This taste is for those people who want to enjoy the real taro taste. If you’re going to drink a vegan version of this milk tea, you can switch whole milk with nut milk. The tea gives a light pink color, but you can increase the taro powder’s quantity for purple color.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Taiwan
Servings 1 Person
Calories 0.025 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Glass

Ingredients
  

  • Half Cup Sweet Taro Chunks
  • 1 ½ Cup Milk
  • ½ Cup Ice

Instructions
 

  • Take a blender.
  • Add milk and taro chunks to the blender.
  • Blend the ingredients until it gives a smooth texture.
  • Take the ice and put it in the blender.
  • Shake all the mixture well and pour it into a glass.

Video

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Make a Tea - Tropical Taro Milk Tea

5) Tropical Taro Milk Tea

This flavor is quite different than the flavors we discussed earlier. The tropical taro blends with a combination of taro and coconut. The coconut adds a sweet exotic flavor and creates snowy pink color.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Taiwan
Servings 1 Person
Calories 0.024 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Cup
  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Glass

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Tbsp Coconut Powder
  • Half Cup Sweet Taro Chunks
  • 1 ¼ Cup Milk
  • ½ Cup Ice

Instructions
 

  • Take a blender.
  • Add milk and taro chunks with coconut in the blender.
  • Blend the ingredients until it gives a smooth texture.
  • Take the ice and put it in the blender.
  • Shake all the mixture well and pour it into a glass to enjoy tropical milk tea.

Video

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Make a Tea - Real Taro Milk Tea

6) Real Taro Milk Tea

The natural taro milk uses mashed taro in the preparation, and it’s straightforward. It would help if you mashed the taro for this tea instead of artificial powder flavoring.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Taiwan
Servings 1 Person
Calories 0.299 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Cup
  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Glass

Ingredients
  

  • 3 Tbsp Mashed Taro (cooked taro)
  • 3 Tbsp Condensed Milk
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • ½ Cup Almond or Nut Milk
  • ½ Cup Ice
  • 1 Batch Boba Pearls

Instructions
 

  • Take a blender.
  • Pour the mashed taro, condensed milk, vanilla extract, and nut milk into the blender.
  • Blend all the mixture well until its well combined.
  • Take a glass and add the Boba pearls to it.
  • Add the ice to the pearls and also add the blended taro milk in the glass and serve

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The Purple Color of the Taro Milk Tea

The taro doesn’t produce a bright purple color naturally. You must choose the taro intently for making the perfect taro bubble tea. 

The taro roots are white and contain a purple line inside them. Choosing taro that doesn’t have bruises or soft spots would be best for making a delicious tea.

Moreover, to add the perfect purple color to the tea, it would be best to buy a purple sweet potato. If you don’t want to use artificial coloring, you can go for the purple sweet potato. 

You can find sweet purple potatoes in your local grocery stores. But in case you can’t find the potato, you can use the taro, and it’ll add a violet color to your tea.

Brewing Tips to Make the Tea

Getting a smooth texture can be challenging for some people while preparing taro bubble tea. Below we yielded some tips on how to get a more intense flavor with the pastry texture:

  • It would be best to brew taro and sweet purple potatoes with jasmine leaves for a sweet flavor of the tea. This blend will give you a smooth taste and help infuse taro with sweet potato flavor.
  • Never boil the taro too much, as it will give you a pasty texture when you blend it for the tea.
  • Use two ounces of taro and purple potato in the milk because if you infuse more, it will get pasty.
  • For adding rich purple color to your taro bubble tea, it would be best to add sweet purple potato. You can use the simple taro if you don’t want to use the purple potato.
  • For a delicious cold milk tea, chill the taro, potato, and tea.

Health Benefits of The Tea

There are many health benefits of taro bubble tea. You can get healthy skin and body with the help of delicious taro tea. Below is a list of health benefits of the taro bubble tea:

  • A cup of taro tea can give you fibers that help you achieve your body’s healthy optimal Digestion.
  • The taro bubble tea is rich in vitamins like A and E. These vitamins are essential for healthy and glowy skin. Drinking taro bubble tea will give you flawless and healthy skin.
  • The taro bubble tea is best for your heart as it gives you a healthy heart and controls your blood pressure. It also helps with depression and stress.

Conclusion

Taro Bubble Tea is a fantastic tea. It is rich in fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and calcium.

A glass of taro milk tea contains a rich amount of vitamin C, B, and E. Vitamin C helps increase your immune system. With so many minerals, taro tea is one of the healthy drinks that you can enjoy.

Moreover, with the different types of taro milk tea, you can enjoy the tea’s other flavors.

Bubble Tea helps controlling blood pressure, and stress and also ensures proper cardio functioning. Drinking this fantastic tea will give you the best milk tea experience along with health benefits.

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