Genmaicha (玄米茶) – "brown rice tea", a mixture of While (tea with rich flavor, often used in Japan during the meal) with roasted grains of rice. Historically, arose as a result of the high cost of a leaf: to brew more tea, it was mixed with fried rice. It is believed that this tea is often preferred geisha – they could not only quench thirst but also hunger.
Tea gives a light brown, slightly tart infusion. In it the aroma of fried rice there, but not distracting from the overall taste of the composition.
Brewed about 3 g 120-180ml of water at 82°C for up to 1.5 min for the first brew. For the next brewing water temperature and the steeping time increases.