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Ready in 8 minutes

An Indian spiced tea


2 cups Water
2 tea bags; black (regular or decaf)
1 2" sticks cinnamon
6 peppercorns; whole
0.5 teaspoon nutmeg; freshly grated, up to 1 teaspoon
3 cardamom pods; crushed
0.5 cup milk
Sweetener (e.g. honey, sugar, stevia); to taste

Original recipe makes 1



Combine all ingredients except milk and sweetener in a small saucepan.

Bring to a boil, and reduce heat to a simmer.

Simmer for 5 minutes.

Stir in sweetener and milk.

Pour into mug through a fine strainer.

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Cloves may be added if desired. Reduce amount of water if stronger chai is desired. Cinnamon stick may be reused. [I posted this recipe.]
KateG 5y ago

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