Black tea leaves are brewed with creamy milk, flavorful whole spices to give this aromatic and soothing beverage, Chai. There are many variations of making tea, here is the simplest one flavored with ginger and cardamom.
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Serves – 1 to 2
Preparation time – 2 mins
Cooking time – 7 mins
Black Tea Leaves – 1 Tbsp
Ginger (slightly crushed ) – small piece
Cardamom (slightly crushed to open the pod) – 1 Tbsp
Whole Milk – 1 Cup
Water – 1/4 Cup
Into a sauce pan (preferably spouted one) add in water, crushed ginger, cardamom and bring it to boil. (May be for 2 mins)
Add in the milk, tea leaves, sugar and mix well.
Bring the milk to a boil.
Reduce the flame to LOW and cover the pan to boil it for 5 mins.
Pass the milk through a fine mesh sieve and serve it hot immediately.
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