Chai with Cardamom, Cinnamon, and Ginger

Pakistani waiters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, prepared this delicious tea for us. They claimed its spices help to cure the common cold. For breakfast, it is served with warm milk.

4 teaspoons high-quality loose-leaf {Ceylon tea}
4  green {cardamom pods}
4 teaspoons ground {ginger}
4 sticks cinnamon
4 cups boiling water
 honey, if desired
 milk, if desired
Combine tea and spices in boiling water. Cover and let steep for 10 minutes. Strain and add honey, if desired. Serve warm with milk, if desired.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 5 min
steep 10 min

Cook Time: 5 min

Servings: 4

Recipe By: Amy Riolo

From:  Arabian Delights
Used with permission of Amy Riolo