Recipe courtesy of Kathleen Daelemans

Chai Tea

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 8 (1-cup) servings
  • Nutrition Info
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1 tablespoon fennel seed

6 green cardamom pods

12 whole cloves

1 cinnamon stick

1 (1/4-inch) piece ginger root, peeled and thinly sliced

6 black peppercorns

7 cups water

2 tablespoons Darjeeling tea

4 tablespoons brown sugar

1 cup milk


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine fennel seed, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon stick, ginger root, peppercorns and water. Boil for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and steep for 10 minutes. Add the tea, bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
  2. Strain mixture, discard spices and return the tea to the saucepan. Stir in the brown sugar and milk. Serve immediately.
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