Butter tea, also known as po cha (Tibetan: བོད་ཇ་, Wylie: bod ja, "Tibetan tea"), cha süma (Tibetan: ཇ་སྲུབ་མ་, Wylie: ja srub ma, "churned tea"), Mandarin Chinese: sūyóu chá (酥油茶) or goor goor in local Ladakhi terms, is a drink of the Tibetans and Chinese minorities in southwestern China. It is also consumed in Bhutan. It is made from tea leaves, yak butter, and salt.
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... The highest quality tea is made by boiling the tea leaves in water for half a day, achieving a dark brown color ... It is then skimmed, and poured into a cylinder with fresh yak butter and salt which is then shaken ... It is then poured into clay tea-pots, or jars, that resemble Japanese teapots ...
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