Elaichi Chaa (Indian Cardamom Tea)

Total Time
15mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

Enjoy a cup of tea in true Indian-style with this fragrant cardamom tea, delicious at any time of day.

Directions

  1. Pour the water into a large saucepan.
  2. Lightly smash the green and black cardamoms in a pestle and mortar. Add to the water and bring to the boil.
  3. When boiling, add in the teabags and sugar.
  4. Add enough milk to turn the tea a pale beige colour.
  5. Bring to the boil again and just as it is rising to the top of the pan, switch off the heat. Strain and serve at once.

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