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Prof. Mathew Kurien

MyChai by Uttara Ghodke

Student Uttara Ghodke of MIT Institute of Design, Pune has designed a pocket sized device MyChai for tea lovers. Everyone has a different way of making tea. This has been perfected over centuries and is still followed till date by all the tea lovers.

The device has a heating element to warm water to the precise temperature; a hatch opens at the right temperature to all the tea leaves to infuse, after a set brewing time the hatch closes to prevent the tea from stewing.

The device features four different settings that will adjust the brew time according to whether you prefer green tea, black tea, herbal tea or Oolong

Miss Ghodke, said: ‘Being an enormous fan of tea, I always dreamed of owning a portable tea maker which I can carry anywhere.”

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