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Burmese margarita garnished with a green leaf in a salt-rimmed glass

Burmese margarita

Published: April 25, 2022 at 12:55 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + infusing
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

This zingy cocktail is a fun riff on the classic. To make the jaggery syrup, mix one part jaggery with one part water in a pan, bring to the boil, then cool

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Try this fun margarita recipe, then check out our classic margarita, spicy margarita, pomegranate margarita and more tequila cocktails.

Ingredients

  • 50ml tequila (we used Ocho Blanco)
  • 4 betel leaves, thinly sliced (available at most Indian or Bangladeshi supermarkets)
  • pink himalayan salt, for the rim
  • 40ml lime juice
  • 15ml jaggery syrup

Method

  • STEP 1

    Pour the tequila into a clean, sealable container and add the betel leaves. Leave to infuse in a cool, dark place for four to five days.

  • STEP 2

    Pour some pink himalayan salt onto a plate and some lime juice into a bowl. Dip half the rim of a coupe glass into the lime juice, then the salt to coat.

  • STEP 3

    Shake the infused tequila, jaggery syrup and lime juice in a cocktail shaker with ice, then strain the drink into the glass.

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