Chai

Enjoy this hot and spiced chai made with Darjeeling tea leaves - ready to be served in just 10 minutes.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups water
1/4
cup loose Darjeeling tea leaves or 5 tea bags black tea
2
cups whole or 2% milk
1/8
teaspoon ground cardamom
2
whole cloves, crushed
2
to 4 black peppercorns, crushed
Pinch of ground cinnamon
1/4
cup sweetened condensed milk or 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to a rapid boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat to low. Add tea leaves; simmer 2 to 4 minutes to blend flavors. (If using tea bags, remove and discard.)
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients except sweetened condensed milk. Heat to boiling, but do not let milk boil over. Stir in sweetened condensed milk. Strain tea through strainer into cups.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    85mg
    85%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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