Home brewed Chai
4 bags black tea or the equivalent of loose tea
1 1/2 TB. sugar (organic cane sugar)
4 Cups very hot water
1 3-inch CINNAMON STICK
1/4-1/2 tsp. GROUND CARDAMOM (Peggy uses 1/2 tsp.)
1/4 tsp. GROUND CLOVES
1/4 tsp. POWDERED GINGER or 1 tsp. CRYSTALLIZED GINGER or SWEET GINGER BITS
1 point WHOLE STAR ANISE
Place the tea bags or tea and sugar in a teapot. Add the hot water. Add the SPICES. Stir. Let steep for 4-5 minutes. Cover the teapot with a tea cozy to keep it warm. Serve with milk or cream to taste.
Prep. time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes steeping time
Servings 4; Serving Size 1 cup (259g); Calories 30; Calories from fat 5; Total fat 0.5g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 15mg; Carbohydrate 6g; Dietary Fiber 0g; Sugars 5g; Protein 1g.
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Posted on December 15, 2015, in Foods, Uncategorized and tagged chai, health, health and wellness, health benefits, healthy eating, healthy foods, healthy recipes, Holiday recipe, wellness. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.