Drinks & Smoothies

Chai

Nothing says 'comfort' like the rich aroma of fresh chai

Equipment

  • Pot
  • Spice Masher or Rolling Pin
  • Bowl
  • 2 Mugs

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) water
  • 1 cup (250 mL) whole or 2% milk
  • 2-3 Tbsp (30-25 mL) sugar (depending on how sweet you would like it)
  • 1-3 cardamom pods
  • 2 cloves
  • 1-2 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 tea bag (preferably orange pekoe)

Directions

Using a spice masher or end of a rolling pin, mash cardamom, cloves and cinnamon into a bowl and add this mixture into a pot with water, tea bag and sugar. Bring to a boil. Once the pot is boiling, add the milk. Allow tea to come to a boil again and remove from the heat. Using a tea strainer, pour your chai into 2 mugs. Enjoy!