Category: Beverages
Rating: 4.22
Servings: 4


2 cup water (up to)
4 whole cloves
1 stick cinnamon (up to)
4 cardamom pods (cracked open)
1/4 cup loose black tea -or-
4 tea bags
2 cup milk
4 tablespoon of sugar (or a little less)

Directions: How to Cook Indian Milk Tea (Chai) #01

For 1 quart: Bring water, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom to a boil; let stand as long as possible. Then add black tea and let steep. Then add milk to the tea-spice mixture and heat but do not boil. When hot, strain and add sugar. Stir and keep hot.

Source: a handwritten sheet of paper from Eleanor Zelliot, professor of history at Carleton College. Who knows where she got it. :-)




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