Step by step on how to make a delightful chai iced tea

Step by Step on How to Make a Delightful Chai Iced Tea

Chai is the common name for tea in INDIA; they called it “masala chai”. The tea is basically black so the other spices do not empower the taste. A wide range of spices are use to make chai tea such as cinnamon, ginger, star anise, cloves, peppercorn and cardamom. Here are the basic steps on how to make chai tea a delightful treat.


A couple of tsp fresh ginger root; grated a whole star anise; broken up a tsp orange peel; grated four pieces cinnamon bark cut in 1 1/2 inch a tsp cardamom seeds ten whole cloves five whole peppercorns five cups water a quarter cup of black tea leaves a tsp of vanilla a quarter cup of honey three cups of milk


Bind the ginger root, star anise, orange peel, cinnamon bark, cardamom seeds, cloves and peppercorns in a cloth. The process is called “bouquet garni” (Bouquet garni- is a bundle of herbs usually tied together mostly with a string and use to     prepare soup, tea or stock.) Put the bouquet garni in a jar of water and then bring water to a boil, after that, and then set the heat to low and continue cooking. (Boiling water may take out the bitterness of the leaves.) Add in the tea leaves and then let it simmer for 15 minutes more. When you’re done take out the bouquet garni from the pot and then filter the liquid with the use of a strainer to take out tea leaves. Mix in honey, vanilla, and milk before serving. You may either serve it hot or cold.

Below are the benefits of making chai iced tea

The Chai Tea has its beneficial effects because of the oxidation process that can prevent different types of cancer. It is also believed to lessen the probabilities to develop cataracts. It has a composition of Tannin that balances the useful component of caffeine. A natural stress remedy. Improves your body’s immune system, preventing you from flu and other diseases. Blood Pressure lowering effects. Cinnamon is known for treating diarrhea. Star anise has been use for diuretic medicinal properties. Ginger is use to treat motion sickness. Black Pepper has natural antibiotic that treats digestive problem.

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