Masala chai

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 Whole cloves
2 Cardamom; pods
1 Cinnamon stick; broken up
3 cups Water
¼ teaspoon Ground ginger
⅛ teaspoon Freshly ground pepper
½ cup Milk
2 tablespoons Granulated sugar
2 tablespoons Black tea

In a mortar, crush the cloves, cardamom pods and cinnamon. Transfer the crushed spices to a small saucepan, add the water, ginger and pepper and bring to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat, cover and let steep for 5 minutes.

Add the milk and sugar to the pan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and add the tea. Cover and let steep for 3 minutes. Stir the chai, then strain it into a warmed teapot or directly into teacups.

Per serving: 83 Calories; 3g Fat (24% calories from fat); 2g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 4mg Cholesterol; 38mg Sodium Recipe by: Food & Wine, February 1999 Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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