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A traditional black tea chai recipe made with the spices of saffron and cardamom
Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, Snack
Diet and Health
autumn, spring, Valentine's Day, winter
Earl Grey Tea, Saffron
loose Earl Grey tea
green cardamom pod coarsely crushed
Sugar to taste
strands of saffron
Combine the water and milk in a one-quart saucepan.
Add the loose tea and coarsely crushed cardamom pod in a tea ball, and add this to the saucepan.
Add sugar if using.
Bring this to a boil.
Add the saffron strands directly into the brew and continue to simmer on low for 1 additional minute.
Remove from heat and carefully remove the tea ball from the brew.
Pour the tea into a suitable cup to include the saffron strands. Serve hot.
Recipe from upcoming book: Seven Pots of Tea: an Ayurvedic approach to sips and nosh.