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Masala Chai (tea) Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
James Phipps
Added: Saturday, December 11, 2004

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups water
4cups whole milk
1/2 teaspoon cardamom seeds
1/2 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon chips
1 star anise
1 whole nutneg
1 teaspoon peeledand menced fresh ginger
1 madagascar bourbon vanilla bean chopped fine
4 teaspoons black tea leavse,strong,robust tea works best
8oz grade "A" honey

Directions:
Directions:
Bring water and milk to a boilin a sausepan. Add tremaining ingredients, except honey turn the heat down to a simmer, cover,and steep for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat and strain. Add honey and mix well. Store in refrigerator. Can be served hot or cold

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
5 miutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
if useing a glass pitcher make suer to thoroughly worm the pitcher before adding the hot chai

 

 

 

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