How to prepare chai tea

( Camellia sinensis)

CHAI TEA RECIPE – CHAI TEA PREPARATION

Ingredients for 2 cups:

Spice Mix:

– 1 cinnamon stick

– The contents of two fruits of cardamom seeds, open the pods and remove its contents in seeds. Discard the fibrous capsule.

– 1 whole star anise

– 5 black peppercorns.

– 4 cloves

– Fresh ginger rhizome

– Milk or vegetable drink

Vanilla powder (optional)

Chai tea

Photo of Chai tea infused with cinnamon, cardamom, anise and cloves.

Preparation:

– Put 1 cup and a half of water to boil.

– Open the fruits of cardamom and remove the seeds inside. Discard the fruit capsules.

– Prepare all the spices.

– When the water starts to boil, turn off heat and add half a cup of milk or vegetable drink, and all the spices except ginger.

– Cover and let stand 3 minutes.

– With the help of a grater or a peeler, grate the fresh ginger and squeeze the juice with your fingers on the infusion.

– Strain and serve in individual cups.

Chai Tea properties

* More information: How to prepare a good tea.

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19 March, 2019

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