Milk tea

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For other uses, see Milk tea (disambiguation).
Bubble tea, a kind of milk tea.

Milk tea is any of variety of beverage found in many cultures, containing some combination of tea and milk. Beverages vary based on the amount of each of these key ingredients, the method of preparation, and the inclusion of other ingredients.

Local variations include:

  • Bubble tea, also known as "pearl milk tea" or "boba milk tea", a Taiwanese tea-based drink invented in Taichung in the 1980s.
  • Hong Kong-style milk tea, black tea sweetened with evaporated milk originating from the days of British colonial rule in Hong Kong.
  • Doodh Pati Chai, literally milk tea, also known as pakki chai, a tea beverage drunk in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh.
  • Teh tarik, a kind of milk tea popular in Malaysia and Singapore.
  • Suutei tsai, a Mongolian drink that is also salted.