Butterfly Pea Flower Water Kefir Soda Recipe

Butterfly Pea Flower Water Kefir Soda Recipe

Butterfly pea flower adds a mesmerizing purple hue to water kefir recipes, captivating both the eyes and taste buds. Its subtle earthy flavor complements the ginger, peppermint and chamomile in this recipe and soothes the gut. This stunning bloom is full of antioxidants and has natural antimicrobial and immune boosting effects.

Butterfly Pea Flower Recipe

MAKES: about 4 cups


1-2 heaping teaspoons pea flower tea powder or about 5 dried flowers

5-8 pieces of candied or fresh ginger

3 sprigs of fresh bruised peppermint (gently tap with the back of your knife to release the natural oils)

1 teaspoon dried chamomile flowers


  • Make the first ferment and leave the jar in a warm place for 24-48 hours.
  • Strain the grains and add the ingredients to the green swivel top bottle with the first ferment water kefir.
  • Seal up the swivel top bottle and leave it in a warm place for 24 hours for the second ferment.
  • Open slowly, strain and enjoy!


While many natural food stores or tea shops do carry butterfly pea flower tea, you can also easily purchase high quality, butterfly pea flowers online.

Butterfly pea flower, scientifically known as Clitoria ternatea, is a stunningly vibrant bloom with a multitude of practical applications. Renowned for its vivid purple – blue hue, it has been utilized for centuries in various cultural traditions. Beyond its ornamental beauty, butterfly pea flower finds utility in culinary endeavors, imparting its unique color to teas, beverages, and desserts, while also offering potential health benefits due to its rich antioxidant content. Additionally, it serves as a natural dye in textiles and cosmetics, contributing to sustainable practices. Its versatility extends to traditional medicine, where it’s reputed to possess properties that promote relaxation and cognitive function.

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