Indian Chai Tea


  • 1 Packet of Chai whole spice blend
  • 1.25L water (5 cups)
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 Orange Peel
  • 1/2 Cup Honey (or to taste)
  • 6cm piece fresh ginger cut into coins



To prepare Chai

[1] Bring water to the boil.

[2] Add contents of spice packet along with the orange peel, lemon juice and ginger . Add tea at this stage if making chai masala*. Cover and simmer on low heat for 30 – 40 minutes.

[3] Remove from heat and stir in honey.

[4] Strain the mixture, allow to cool then refrigerate.

[5] To make your CHAI mix 2 parts hot milk to one part Chai syrup. (sweeten to taste)

Syrup will last up to two weeks refrigerated.

*Chai Masala syrup can be made by adding 1/2 cup loose leaf tea (or 10 tea bags) to the brewing process.



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