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Chai Tea Recipe

PostPosted: Sun Jun 05, 2011 5:28 pm
by HighHeelKitchen
Chai Tea:
1 Tablespoon fennel or anise seed
6 green cardamom pods
12 whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick
1/4" ginger root, peeled, sliced thin
1/4 teaspoon black peppercorns
7 cups water
2 Tablespoons Darjeeling tea
6 Tablespoons honey or brown sugar
1 cup milk

Add the fennel/anise, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, peppercorns and water to a pan. Bring to a boil, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add 2 Tablespoons loose Darjeeling tea. Steep for 10 to 15 minutes. Strain. Place back on heat and add the honey or brown sugar and the milk. Heat just until boiling. Serve.