Indian chai

Enlightenment at home with cardamom pods.


Debra Ginsberg
October 31, 2000 9:35PM (UTC)

Indian Chai

6 teaspoons loose Darjeeling tea
10 to 12 cardamom pods, split but not open
10 to 12 cloves
2 to 4 tablespoons sugar
4 cups water
2 cups whole milk

Add tea, cardamom and cloves to boiling water and continue rolling boil for 10 minutes. Reduce heat slightly and add milk. Stir and heat for another 3 minutes. Add sugar to taste. Turn off heat and pour tea through a strainer into warm cups. Serves 6

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Debra Ginsberg

Debra Ginsberg is the author of "Waiting: The True Confessions of a Waitress" (HarperCollins). She lives in San Diego.

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