Homemade Chai!

 

1. To make 1 quart of chai, grind in a spice grinder:

  • 1& 1⁄2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cardamom pods

2.  Bring to a boil, then let sit overnight:

  • 2 cups water
  • 1⁄3 cup ginger, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon black peppercorns
  •  the ground cardamom and coriander
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 dash allspice
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon licorice root (optional)
    3.  Add 3 cups of milk and carefully bring to a low boil,
         stirring continuously so as not to scorch it.
    4.  Add 2 or 3 tablespoons good-quality black tea and simmer for 5 minutes.
    5.  Strain and sweeten to taste with 2 to 31⁄2 tablespoons maple syrup, honey, or sugar.

*From: yogajournal.com (Click here for full article)

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