Introduction: How to Make Chai
How to Make Indian Chai
Indian Chai is a cultural drink shared on special occasions, parties and especially when ever there’s nothing to do. Loaded with caffeine and made from milk and black tea Indian chai has the viscosity of slim milk with the punch of an energy drink.
The following instructions will teach you how to make the best chai in the world!!
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Step 1: Ingredients
- 2 cups water
- 4 cardamom pods, cracked
- 4 black tea bags, or 1/2 cup loose black tea
- 2 cups whole milk or half-n-half
- 1/3 cup sugar (If Desired)
Step 2: Tools
- 1 Pot
- 1 Mesh Strainer
- 1 Tablespoon
- 4-5 Cups
Step 3: Put It in the Pot
Add two cups of water and 3 teaspoons of loose black tea in the pot and let it brew on medium-high.
Step 4: Time to Add Milk
Once it comes to boil lower to the heat to low and add 2 cups of whole milk. Also at this time if you would like add the desired amount of sugar but no more then 1/3 cup.
Step 5: Heat It Up Again
Turn the heat back on to medium-high temp. and stir as it heats. At this time you can add the cardamom pods to the steaming brew.
Step 6: Let It Stir
Turn off heat and continue stirring for minute or so.
Step 7: Drain Through the Strain
Use the mess strainer ass you power the chai onto the cups so all of the loose tea and pod shells do not mix up with the steaming brew.
Step 8: Finished!
Drink and drink again!