4 Reviews

A lovely tasting chai. I scaled it down to 1 serving. I made it as is except I left the pepper out and lighly crushed the clove with the back of a spoon. Next time i will add much more spice and still leave out the pepper. Thanx for a lovely warming drink.

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lemoncurd October 23, 2005

This made a typical spicy chai but easy to drink, too many others use too much cinnamon and cloves, which is just too much flavor. But this one is more balanced. I did however use raw ginger instead of powder and it was more like a mass of two teaspoons, and I used 5 cardamom pods. But very good advice to stay low on the cinnamon. Cinnamon spreads it's flavor very well in low doses anyway, using too much is just nauseating.

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Food nerd boy March 14, 2008

This is similar to chai sheer that I make during Ramadan. I usually leave out the peppercorns and ginger though!

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Jenny O. April 11, 2007

You get ready made spice mix for chai in Indian grocery stores. People usually add just cardamon or just fresh minced/crushed ginger to the tea too. If using fresh ginger(my fav. way of making tea daily) make sure to add it towards the end of the tea-making process so that the tea does not curdle.

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Sana October 22, 2005
Chai (Indian Tea)