Boba Thai Tea ชาไข่มุก - Episode 31


Boba Thai Tea is great because you get boba and Thai tea together. Boba Thai Tea is also commonly known as Bubble Tea, Tapioca Pearl Tea, or Pearl Milk Tea. Of course, you can make any type of boba tea that you like, you are not limited to only the Thai tea version. Boba can be considered somewhat new to the food scene. Originally created in Taiwan in the 1980's, it has since become a famous drink that has spread around the world. The ingredient list is about as simple as it gets, with the only the boba itself being a specialized ingredient which you might have to seek out. All of the other ingredients are so common that most households probably already have the.

The easiest things to change or substitute in this recipe are the type of tea, and the type of syrup. For example, try using green tea instead of Thai tea, or try using honey instead of a brown sugar syrup.

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Serving Info

Prep. time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

Serving size: 1 person (w/extra boba)


1 cup boba
10 cups water
2 tablespoons Thai tea
1 cup water (for tea)
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon condensed milk
5 tablespoons half and half