Chai – Spiced Milk Tea

Aug. 8, 2006, midnight | By Poorva Singal | 17 years, 11 months ago

Tea the Indian Way

Tea is known as chai in varying parts of the world. Signifying milk tea in India, chai is a popular beverage amongst many people of the nation. This recipe uses a just a couple of spices to give a wonderful flavor that is soothing and hard to resist.

Makes 1 serving

- Saucepan
- Tea strainer
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Teacup

- 1 cup of water
- 1/2 teaspoon of grated ginger
- 1/4 cup of milk
- 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- Seeds from 1 cardamom pod
- 1 teaspoon of black tea leaves


1. Put the water in the saucepan with the heat at high

2. Add the grated ginger

3. When water begins boiling, add milk

4. Add the cardamom seeds

5. When the milk starts rising, add the black tea leaves quickly

6. Before milk rises to the top, lift the saucepan and shake gently from left to right for about 5 seconds

7. Turn off the stove

8. Strain the tea into a teacup

9. Add sugar and stir

10. Serve while still hot

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