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Indian Milk Tea (Chai) #01

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Category: Beverages

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Water
  • 3 -(up to)
  • 4 Whole cloves
  • 1 Stick cinnamon
  • 3 -(up to)
  • 4 Cardamom pods (cracked open)
  • 1/4 c Loose black tea -or-
  • 4 Tea bags
  • 2 c Milk
  • 4 tb Of sugar (or a little less)


For 1 quart: Bring water, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom to a boil; let
stand as long as possible. Then add black tea and let steep. Then add
milk to the tea-spice mixture and heat but do not boil. When hot, strain
and add sugar. Stir and keep hot.

Source: a handwritten sheet of paper from Eleanor Zelliot, professor of
history at Carleton College. Who knows where she got it. :-)

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