Chai (Spiced Indian Tea)
2 1/2 cupswater
1 cuphalf & half milk
1/2 tspground cinnamon (or 1/2 inch cinnamon stick)
1/3 tspground cardamom (or 3 cardamom pods)
1/4 tspground ginger
1/4 tspground cloves (or 2 whole cloves, crushed)
3 bagsblack tea (green tea and tea blends don't work well)
1/2 to 1 tspsugar, or to taste
How to Make Chai (Spiced Indian Tea)
- Place 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.
- While still boiling, add the tea bags and let it reach desired tea strength.
- Add sugar as desired, and serve hot.