I love my Indian friend’s chai and food. i don’t drink cow milk except with her tea. She led me take the pictures and share the recipe today. ?
- 1 1/2 table spoon black Indian tea leaves
- 1 or more Green Cardamom pots
- 1 inch fresh ginger
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1 cups water
- Sugar (to your taste)
Crush the cardamom pots in a spice grinder, make powdery, peel ginger, in a steel pot
Pour Water, milk, cardamon, add ginger cut up, Bring boil in low boil,, watch it so make sugar doesn’t boil over, stir once a while.
When starts bubbles, add 1 and 1/2 tbs of tea leaves. If you want mild tea, add less tea leaves, stir up. Once comes up to boil, turn the heat down to simmer about 2, 3 minutes. Then you add sugar. Turn heat off.
Strain the tea in a cup.
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