Chai Tea from Scratch

Recipe by COOKGIRl
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • *NOTE: Any number of black tea varieties can be used in this recipe: Ceylon Orange Pekoe, Darjeeling, English Breakfast, Earl Grey, etc. You'll have to try several types of tea to find out which you prefer.
  • Pour the water into a heavy bottomed pan. Add the spices and tea bags (or loose tea placed in a tea infuser or muslin cloth).
  • Bring to a boil, partially cover pan and simmer about 20 minutes to allow spices to intensify.
  • Add the milk or milk substitute and heat through WITHOUT boiling until hot.
  • Pour chai tea through a strainer into tea cups. Add sweetener of choice if desired.
  • Sit, sip, close your eyes, relax, enjoy!
  • Servings are estimated.
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