Indian Chai Tea

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1 c Water
1 sl Ginger root; (1/4" thick)
1/2 c Nonfat milk
4 Green cardamom pods
2 tb Honey
2 Black tea bags

Original recipe makes 1



Lightly crush cardamom pods and seeds using side of knife. Bring water, crushed cardamom and ginger to boil in small saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Add tea bags and let steep 3 minutes. Remove tea bags. Stir in milk and heat tea to simmer. Stir in honey and strain into cup. Serve the tea warm or as a lightly iced refreshing beverage. Makes 1 (1-cup) serving. Each serving: 185 calories; 75 mg sodium; 2 mg cholesterol; trace fat; 43 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams protein; 0.17 gram fiber Recipe Source: Los Angeles Times - 01-06-1999 Formatted for Mastercook by Lynn Thomas -

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