Saturday, February 13, 2010

Spicy Chai Tea


2 cups boiling water
2 Tbsp fresh ginger, grated
3 peppercorns (optional)
8 cardamom pods
4 cloves
optional-- shaved orange or lemon rind, fennel or licorice
1/2 cup almond or soy milk
125 ml nutmeg powder
honey or stevia to taste

Pour boiling water over spices in a saucepan, simmer 5-10 minutes. Add milk, simmer another 10 minutes. Pour through a strainer into cups. Sweeten with honey or stevia and sprinkle on a little nutmeg, to taste.

*Teapot ~ on display at Puddle Ducks Herbs

6 comments:

  1. Hello La Tea Dah....Hope you have a fabulous weekend! Sincerely, Susan from writingstraightfromtheheart.blogspot.com

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  2. what if the cardamom i have is ground?

    thanks for the recipe
    look forward to trying it but
    would like to adapt it
    maybe just a pinch?
    any thoughts?

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  3. Chai tea is so good in these cooler months.Thanks for the recipe.:)

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  4. Making your own recipe...from scratch? Wow! And it sounds delicious.

    That's a wonderful tea pot!

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  5. A very pretty teapot. I love chai and this does sound different than any recipes I have read.

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  6. Now this is a Chai I could drink (I am not a big chia lover) Thank you for sharing xoxoxo Clarice

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