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Vegetarian Recipe : Chai
Do you like indian tea (milktea) and want to make it at home too ?

Serves 4

For this Chai recipe you need

1 cup of milk
2 cups of water
1 tablespoon black tea leaves
1 tablespoon of sucanot or sugar
optional seeds of green cardemom, freshly grounded
optional ginger, cinnamon,...

Chai Recipe

In a saucepan, bring the milk and water to a boil.

Remove mixture from the heat as soon as bubbles start to rise.

Stir in the tea leaves, sugar and optional spices.

Cover and allow to steep for a few minutes.

Strain and serve

Background information on this Chai recipe

If you let the tea leaves boil in the water/milk mixture, like it is all too often done in India, the tea becomes much more difficult to digest because tannins are released from the tea.

About this page

Chai recipe extracted from the vegetarian recipes of the "Healing Cuisine" book, which contains over 200 tasty ayurvedic, vegetarian indian recipes (see full list of vegetarian recipes)

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