The perfect cup of chai ☕️

Try out this tasty homemade chai tea recipe and I promise you won’t be disappointed! 😁


1 cinnamon stick 

1 star anise

4 cloves

5 cardamom pods

1 tsp whole black pepper

2tsp fresh grated ginger

2 cups full cream milk

3 cups water

4 tbs black tea leaves (Darjeeling)

Sugar to taste 


  1. In a coffee grinder, coarsly blitz the cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom, cloves, black pepper.
  2. In a saucepan bring the milk and water to a simmer, add the ground spices, ginger and simmer for 2-3 mins. Then turn the heat off and add the black tea leaves. Allow it to infuse into the mixture for 10 mins and then strain the tea.
  3. Return the strained tea to saucepan and let it come up to a simmer again.
  4. Pour tea into teacups and add sugar to taste.




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