a lot of the other available Somali Shaah aka Somali Tea have odd ingredients added to them which does not make them Somali tea. Anyways here is my family recipe for authentic yummy tea as served in coffee houses, restaurants and of coarse Somali homes. ENJOY!
Dr. Sanjay Gupta drinks this and shared it on Dr. Oz. He drinks a cup every night to help calm his nerves. The benefits of this colorful drink don't end there: A recent study suggests that curcumin, a brain-boosting chemical in turmeric, could help slow the progression of Alzheimer's by helping hippocampal brain cells grow. There are many other health claims for this wonderful spice.
If you want to make your own chai from scratch, just use your own spice mixture instead of a commercially available tea masala. Please feel free to add more or fewer spices to this recipe, depending on your taste.
Bobotie is a very old South African dish with probable origins in Indonesia or Malaysia. The name derives from the Indonesian "bobotok," and the dish was likely adapted by Dutch traders and brought back to the region around Cape Town. Every South African cook has his or her own favorite version of this dish, some very simple, others quite elaborate. Bobotie is typically served with Recipe #456514 and a side of mango chutney.