Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Recipe: Chai Tea

from "Feeding the Whole Family" by Cynthia Lair

4 cups water
10 whole cloves
12 whole cardamom pods
12 whole black peppercorns
2 cinnamon sticks
4 slices fresh ginger, 1/4 inch thick
1 cup milk
Honey to taste

Bring water, spices, and ginger to a boil in a pot.  Cover with a lid, lower heat, and simmer 30 to 45 minutes.  Add milk, bring to a boil again.  Turn heat off.  Strain into cup, and stir in sweetener.

Makes 4-5 cups

1 comment:

  1. Yum, I'm totally craving chai after reading this. I've only ever had the Starbucks version, and I can imagine how much yummier the homemade stuff is!


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