Atay Bi Nana (Mint Tea)
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Atay Bi Nana (Mint Tea)

There couldn’t be a more iconic flavour to transport us straight into the heart of Morocco than sweet and fragrant Atay Bi Nana.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Moroccan
Keyword: mint tea, morroccan mint, tea
Author: Naya Traveler


  • 1 tablespoon of loose gunpowder green tea
  • A handful of fresh mint leaves, washed (spearmint preferred)
  • 5 cups boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar to taste


  • Put green tea in teapot.
  • Pour in boiling water.
  • Swirl gently to warm pot and rinse tea.
  • Strain out and discard water, reserving tea leaves in pot.
  • Add remaining 4 cups boiling water to tea and let steep 2 minutes.
  • Stir in sugar (to taste) and mint leaves. Steep 3 to 4 minutes more.
  • Serve in small heatproof glasses, lifting the teapot high above the cup while pouring to aerate the tea.