Chai Tea from Scratch

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READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. *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.
  2. 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).
  3. Bring to a boil, partially cover pan and simmer about 20 minutes to allow spices to intensify.
  4. Add the milk or milk substitute and heat through WITHOUT boiling until hot.
  5. Pour chai tea through a strainer into tea cups. Add sweetener of choice if desired.
  6. Sit, sip, close your eyes, relax, enjoy!
  7. Servings are estimated.

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