Persian have a wonderful habit of creating drinks from natural sources like fruits and vegetables and even dairy products.
National drink of Iran - tea leaves steeped in hot water and spiced with cardomon. Enjoed before meals, while shopping, when visiting friends, after dinner, etc,. Tea leaves steeped in hot water in a teapot kept warm on samovar.
Served piping hot in small, transparent glasses and sipped along with homemade suger cubes held in the mouth.
Doogh is a tangy yogurt based beverage popular in the Middle East and central Asia. A refreshing beverage made with yogurt, soda water and chopped spearment or peppermint.