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Indian Ginger Tea

shakti's picture
The Indian way of making tea with the leaves. Nothing beats this taste. The leaves are brewed to make the special tea that Indians love.
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ginger piece 1⁄4 Inch
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Tea leaves 2 Teaspoon

1. In a pan, add water.
2. Add milk. Bring it to a boil.
3. Add sugar.
4. Add grated ginger.
5. Add tea leaves. Bring it to a boil and reduce the flame. Let it simmer for a minute.
6. When the milk turns brown and you get an aroma, you know your tea is ready. Remove from flame and strain it.

7. Serve Indian ginger tea hot with biscuits or as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Everyday, Healthy, Quick
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Most of the tea addicts would love to watch this video. India is known for its tea and there are several ways by which you can prepare this. One of the unique Indian-styled tea, is ginger tea. Other than the nutritional values of tea, it also has the positive health aspects of ginger. It is also very useful as a herbal relief for your soar throat or cough. So, next time you prepare tea, try this method and enjoy the exotic flavor.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 107 Calories from Fat 33

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.7%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.3 mg3.8%

Sodium 45.3 mg1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.01 g0.06%

Sugars 15.9 g

Protein 4 g7.3%

Vitamin A 2.3% Vitamin C 0.06%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 0.22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Miss.World's picture
its like Karak tea, right? oh I LOVE Karak tea :)
shakti's picture
Yep, karak means strong. The tea made this way is much stronger than just dipping the bags.
Miss.World's picture
thanks for the explination Shakti!
Taryn's picture
kaycee's picture
I think you are just great, would love to sit with you over a nice cuppa chai....alas wishful thinking, love all your videos anyway.
sfehmi's picture
Refreshing - it is my cup of tea
shantihhh's picture
Oh I love chai-best with buffalo milk in little earthen cups by the roadside with dust everywhere I must admit I just buy a tea masala and I love the sounds of your recipe.
paris221966's picture
This tea looks so delicous and simple to make! I've never had this kind of tea and look forward to trying it. Thanks!
foodwithme's picture
Thanks Shakti for this recipe of the authentic Indian tea or chai as you call it. Me and my friends just love to drink chai. A refreshing and soothing drink.
Indian Ginger Tea Recipe Video