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Fet's Indian chai

Recipe from: 8 October 2012
Indian chai tea

Ingredients 7
Servings 1
Time 00:10


  • 1
    glass full cream milk
  • 1/4
    glass water
  • 1 1/2
  • 1
    black tea (Assam or Darjeeling)
  • 4
    whole black pepper corns
  • 2
    green cardamom pods
  • thumb piece of ginger - peeled


In a pestle and mortar grind the pepper, cardamom pods and ginger.

Add all the ingredients to a small saucepan. Bring to the boil, remove for the heat and boil again 4 times before reducing the heat to a simmer for 5 minutes.

The chai will turn a darker colour the longer it’s boiled.  After 5 minutes strain the tea through muslin or a fine strainer to remove the tea and spices.

Drink immediately.

Reprinted with permission of Damian Ettish.

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