Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 45 mins

I love proper Indian Tea, but when I make it myself I take some liberties with it... mmmmmmm... Cardamom!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat water in a pan.
  2. Add sugar, peppercorns, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and aniseed and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and let boil for 5 minutes.
  4. Add tea leaves and milk and bring to boil.
  5. Simmer on stove top for 30 minutes.
  6. Strain into cups.
Most Helpful

5 5

Mild, tasty, yummy. Thank you. This was my first foray into homemade chai and I can't wait to make some more!

5 5

the best of the best thanks

5 5

awwww Rhonda... being indian, chai runs in my blood. i love my tea wit too much milk and too much sugar,and the works !! i think ur recipe is pretty much the same as any indian tea wallahs. only, this would be called, "Masala Chai "