Indian Tea - Chai - Ginger and Cardamom Tea

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Jul. 05, 2014

Black tea leaves are brewed with creamy milk, flavorful whole spices to give this aromatic and soothing beverage, Chai. There are many variations of making tea, here is the simplest one flavored with ginger and cardamom.


Black tea leaves 1 Tablespoon
Ginger piece 1 Small , crushed
Cardamom 1 Tablespoon , slightly crushed to open the pods
Whole milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Sugar 1 Tablespoon (Or To Taste)



1. Pour water in a sauce pan. Add crushed ginger and cardamom to water and let it boil for a couple of minutes.

2. Add milk and tea leaves and bring everything to boil. Drop in sugar and mix it all well.

3. Close the lid and simmer for a couple of minutes.


4. Strain immediately and serve it warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 7 Minutes
Ready In: 7 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 121Calories from Fat 37

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 47 mg1.96%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 4 g8%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet