Unlike Sencha tea, leaves for Kamairi-Cha are not steamed first. They are toasted in pans in heat of up to 575 F / 300 C, shaken often.
It tastes very much like Chinese green tea.
It is available as leaves or pellets.
Sechibaru and Ureshino in southern Japan are well-known for their Kamairi-cha.
Heat the teacups.
Put tea and water into pot. For 5 servings, use 10 g (3 teaspoons) of tea and 2 oz (60 ml) of water (sic.)
Allow to cool a bit; serve.
Kamairi-cha means “pan-fired tea.”