Masale Wali Chai
|Water||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Cardamom||4 , cracked|
|Cinnamon stick||1⁄4 Inch|
|Tea leaves||2 Teaspoon (Unflavored)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Or To Taste)|
|Lemon juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Ice||2 Cup (32 tbs), crushed|
|Mint sprigs||1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)|
Pour the water into a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
Add the whole spices and lower the heat.
Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
Remove from the heat, add the tea leaves and sugar, and cover again.
Let the mixture stand for another 5 minutes.
Stir well until the sugar is fully dissolved.
Strain into a jug, discard the spices and tea leaves, and let cool.
Add the lemon juice and crushed ice, and refrigerate until required.
Serve in chilled glasses garnished with sprigs of fresh mint.