Mira Nair's Chai Tea

Mira Nair's Chai Tea
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  • 5Servings


  • 5 - 10 cardamom pods
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh ginger
  • 3 English breakfast tea bags
  • Whole milk


Bring 3 cups water to a boil. Using the side of a knife, crack open the cardamom pods, and add them to the boiling water with the ginger. Boil for 5 minutes, then remove from the heat. Add the tea bags and let steep until the tea is red, about 5 minutes. Whisk in milk to taste. Remove the tea bags, pour the tea through a sieve and let rest for 10 minutes before serving.