Homemade chai

Homemade chai


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About this recipe: Chai tea is a lightly spiced, milky tea that is very popular in India and in trendy coffee shops! Serve hot or over ice.


Serves: 4 

  • 450ml water
  • 4 teabags or 4 tablespoons loose black tea
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 450ml semi skimmed milk

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. In a saucepan, bring water to the boil. Add tea bags, honey and vanilla. Add cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom, ginger and nutmeg. Simmer for 5 minutes. Pour in milk and bring to the boil. Remove from heat; strain through a fine sieve.


Use soya milk instead of regular if you'd like a vegan drink!

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