Chai (Spiced Indian Tea)

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

There are several (maybe hundreds ?) other chai recipes posted all over the Internet, but none have quite the lineup of spices that are included in this recipe, which I really liked a lot. It's delicious!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
3
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups
water
1 cup
half & half milk
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon (or 1/2 inch cinnamon stick)
1/3 tsp
ground cardamom (or 3 cardamom pods)
1/4 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
ground cloves (or 2 whole cloves, crushed)
3 bags
black tea (green tea and tea blends don't work well)
1/2 to 1 tsp
sugar, or to taste

Step-By-Step

1Place water, half and half, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger and cloves in tea pot or saucepot and let it reach a low boil. Stir well, and let boil 2 more minutes.
2While still boiling, add the tea bags and let it reach desired tea strength.
3Add sugar as desired, and serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Hot Drinks
Main Ingredient: Coffee/Tea/Beverage
Regional Style: Indian
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium, Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy