Instructions for Making Matcha Milk Tea at Home

Matcha milk tea


  • 50g green tea
  • 30g white granulated sugar
  • 65g Indonesian milk powder
  • 20g Taiwan green tea powder
  • 1.5 liters of water
  • Ice
  • Pearls and red beans as much as you like
  • Prepare more sugar to boil pearls and cook red beans
  • Tools: matcha brush, pot, stirrer, shaker…


Step 1: Mix Matcha Milk Tea

Boil 1.5 liters of water to 80 degrees Celsius. Green tea is put in a cloth bag, washed and then soaked in boiling water for 20-30 minutes, then combed through a fine sieve to remove all the residue. Mix 30 grams of granulated sugar with 65 grams of Indo milk powder. Slowly pour in the steeped tea and stir well until the sugar and milk have dissolved.

Step 2: How to Make Matcha Powder Correctly

Put green tea into a small cup, mix a little warm water in and stir well with a bamboo broom. Be careful not to use too hot water as this will make the bitter taste in the green tea powder. When the matcha powder has dissolved, pour the matcha mixture that has just been stirred into the milk tea, then stir again to complete the matcha milk tea.

Step 3: Make Matcha Milk Tea With Topping

Matcha milk tea with topping

If you run a business, it’s not necessary to add the green tea mix too soon. Only when guests call you can you put in and shake well. A non-matcha milk tea base on top can also be combined with taro powder and syrups to create many different milk tea flavors.

Matcha Red Bean Milk Tea
You can use either fresh or dried red beans. When you buy it, wash it thoroughly and then soak it in water for 2-3 hours. Put in a pot with ginseng water and cook until the beans are soft, then add sugar, rim with light heat until the beans reach the state as shown in the picture.

The ratio of sugar to beans is 1 kg of beans using 300 grams of sugar. You can also add a little salt to make the bean taste less harsh.

Pearl Matcha Milk Tea
Black pearls, if you can make them yourself, are delicious, but in fact, you should not spend too much time on this, not to mention not sure that it will be beautiful and hygienic. Even making your own pearls at home can take a long time.

You can buy commercially available pearls and boil them in very boiling water for 30 minutes. After finishing, let the water cool down before taking out the pearls and rinsing them with cold water. Store pearls in sugar water to prevent them from drying out and keep their beautiful shine.

Matcha milk tea can be used alone with pearls, red beans or a combination of both. If you have time, you can add jelly and cream cheese to top it off. Store milk tea in the refrigerator by bottling carefully, it can be kept for up to 1 week, still delicious. After 2-3 days of cooking, the milk tea really smells better than usual.

What Are the Benefits of Drinking Matcha Milk Tea?

From the above instructions, you probably already know what matcha milk tea is, right? Milk tea uses matcha powder and green tea (green tea) to create a light milk tea flavor, suitable for people who are prone to tea intoxication.

With the great use of matcha, in addition to being a refreshing drink, matcha milk tea provides the body with a sufficient amount of vitamin A and vitamin C, helping the body relieve stress and fatigue.