Matcha Powder

How to Make Matcha Powder

Matcha powder is a powdered product refined from matcha leaves. When it comes to matcha powder, it refers to the Japanese tea ceremony culture. Matcha powder is a powder that has been used for a long time in traditional Japanese tea festivals since the 12th century, which is a very unique culture in Japan.

Matcha powder is more and more known, loved and used by many people all over the world due to the various amino acids in matcha tea leaves and the very unique production method that retains the nutrients in tea leaves.

Usage of Matcha Powder

Some of the more popular uses of matcha powder are: making cakes, making ice cream, making milk tea, coffee, nutritional beverage additives, etc. In addition, it also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

Matcha powder is also used by beauty-conscious women. Often used as a pressed powder to help brighten, whiten and healthy skin.

Ingredients Needed To Make Matcha Powder

  • 1kg of fresh matcha: For every 1kg of matcha, you will get 100g of finished tea powder. When buying, you should choose to buy medium and slightly older matcha leaves.
  • 1 small jar, washed and dried, to hold the finished product.
  • A mixer.
  • 1 sieve to strain the tea powder.

Two Ways To Make Matcha Powder

Make Matcha Powder

Method 1: Make Matcha Powder The Easy Way

  1. Wash the matcha tea leaves and remove the veins. This step is still to give us a smoother matcha powder. Then put the matcha leaves in a blender, add water and grind until the tea leaves are fine.
  2. After grinding, put all the ground mixture into a filter cloth and squeeze out the matcha juice. If necessary, use a sieve to filter the matcha juice again to ensure a smooth powder.
  3. Put it in the sun to let the water evaporate. This step is time-consuming. When drying, pay attention to clean and dry places to avoid dust falling in, so that the obtained matcha powder is free of impurities.
  4. Packaging and Storage

Method 2: Use A Resistance Dryer (Suitable For Mass Production)

  1. Wash the fresh matcha leaves and drain. Spread the leaves evenly on the industrial drying machine without overlapping the leaves too much.
  2. Adjust the temperature appropriately, as too high a temperature will burn the chlorophyll and turn it yellow instead of green. It is recommended to set the drying time to 8-10 hours.
  3. Put the dried matcha leaves in a blender and grind them finely. Then sieve the matcha powder according to your liking, and you will get the matcha powder we want.
  4. Store in a dry place to avoid moisture.