Dolly's Chai Tea

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"As shown to me by my good friend, Dolly. The best cook I know, but by far excels in the family dishes taught to her while growing up in India."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (242.2 g)
  • Calories 50.2
  • Total Fat - 2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 6.7 mg
  • Sodium - 71.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 6.1 g
  • Protein - 2 g
  • Calcium - 75.8 mg
  • Iron - 0 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Place water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil.

Step 2

Crush the cardamom pods and add them to the boiling water. Let boil for 1 minute. Add the milk and bring to a boil again.

Step 3

Remove the pan from the heat. Add the tea bags (or loose tea). Cover the pan and let steep for 3 minutes, or until the tea leaves settle. Strain tea into a teapot. Serve while hot.

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Thank you for sharing this lovely recipe Lori. It was awesome. I love cardamom and it is wonderful in this recipe. It was quick and easy to make and tastes great. I will be enjoying this often. Made for CQ4 - Himmalaya's.

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(15 Aug 2017)