Perfect Matcha Tea Recipe

Master the art of brewing Matcha Tea with this easy guide, ensuring a perfect, frothy cup every time for a rejuvenating experience.
A bowl of matcha tea with a swirl of milk on top is placed on a white napkin, accompanied by a bamboo whisk and a tea scoop—truly the perfect matcha recipe.

For Kenji, starting the day with a cup of Matcha Tea is a ritual that fuels his creative endeavors. As a graphic designer in Tokyo, he appreciates the vibrant green hue and the rich, slightly bitter taste of this finely ground tea. Whisking matcha powder into hot water not only provides a morning boost but also offers a moment of mindfulness before diving into the world of design and color.

A bowl of green matcha tea, embodying the perfect matcha, is placed on a square plate. A bamboo whisk and chopsticks are positioned beside the bowl, ready to complete this serene matcha tea experience.

Perfect Matcha Tea Recipe

A woman with shoulder-length wavy hair is smiling, standing indoors with greenery in the background. She is wearing a white V-neck shirt and a necklace.Jasmine Ito
A strong, finely ground green tea powder whisked into hot water, offering a rich, slightly bitter taste with a vibrant green color, perfect for a morning boost.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Meal Type Beverages
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 1
Calories 12 kcal
Difficulty Easy
Ingredient Cost $1
Shopping Cost$15


  • Matcha bowl (chawan)
  • Matcha whisk (chasen)
  • Sifter


  • 1 teaspoon matcha powder
  • 2 ounces water hot, just below boiling


  • Sift the matcha powder into the matcha bowl to remove any clumps.
    1 teaspoon matcha powder
  • Add hot water to the bowl.
    2 ounces water
  • Use a matcha whisk to whisk the tea in a zigzag motion until it becomes frothy.
  • Enjoy immediately.


Use high-quality matcha powder for the best flavor.
Adjust the amount of matcha and water based on personal preference for strength.


Calories: 12kcalProtein: 2gSodium: 3mgVitamin A: 200IUCalcium: 2mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Green Tea, Japanese Beverage, Matcha Tea, Morning Ritual

Ingredient Costs: Cost of Recipe by Ingredient Measurements

Shopping Costs: Cost of Recipe with Brand New Ingredient Purchases

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