Black tea is simmered with fragrant spices like ginger, cardamom and cloves in this quick and easy recipe for authentic masala chai.
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1 (1cm) piece fresh ginger, chopped
4 whole cloves
1/2 cinnamon stick
5 pods green cardamom pods, crushed
1 pod black cardamom, split open
2 black tea bags
2 tablespoons sugar
Method Prep:5min › Cook:16min › Ready in:21min
Bring water to the boil in a small pot. Add ginger, cloves, cinnamon stick, green cardamom and black cardamom; simmer until flavours infuse, about 5 minutes. Add tea bags; simmer for 1 to 2 minutes. Add milk and sugar; bring back to the boil. Strain tea into mugs.