Indian Masala Chai

Total Time
15mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
5 mins

There are many versions of this tea. This is a good one from Food & Wine magazine. This would also make lovely gifts. Just package up the dry ingredients and write out the directions!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a mortar, crush the cloves, cardamom pods and cinnamon, or use a coffee grinder.
  2. Transfer the crushed spices to a small saucepan, add the water, ginger and pepper and bring to a boil.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat, cover and let steep for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the milk and sugar to the pan and bring to a boil.
  5. Remove from the heat and add the tea.
  6. Cover and let steep for 3 minutes.
  7. Stir the chai, then strain it into a warmed teapot or directly into teacups.
  8. Enjoy!