How to prepare chai tea

( Camellia sinensis)


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.


- 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

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