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Indian Chai - Ginger and Cardamom (Elaichi) Tea

Updated on February 1, 2015
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India chai is a combination of aromatic tea leaves, ginger, cardamom, sugar and milk. Tea is know for it's rejuvenating character and it fills you back with refreshing energy.

Tiered from the days work, a cup of tea, sipping it sitting on your chair, watching the nature outside of your patio or watching the TV, is one of the best experience of life !

Cook Time

Prep time: 3 min
Cook time: 7 min
Ready in: 10 min
Yields: One cup of Milk serves two


  • Two Spoons Indian Tea leaves, Wagh bakri and Red Label available @ Amazon
  • 2-3 spoons Sugar, as per taste
  • 1 cup Milk
  • half cup water
  • Some Ginger
  • 6-8 Cardamom
  1. Take the tea pan and put water into it and keep it to boil
  2. Add Sugar and Slices of Ginger or 8 peeled cardamoms, you can choose between cardamom or ginger as per your taste for a given day.
  3. Let it boil nicely
  4. Add Tea powder and let it boil to get a brownish black color
  5. Add milk and let it boil as shown in the image
  6. Once it's boiling hot, filter it into the tea cup and you have your tea cup ready for a tasty sip :)
Wagh Bakri tea
Wagh Bakri tea
Red label tea
Red label tea
Water Ginger slices
Water Ginger slices
Water Cardamom peeled
Water Cardamom peeled
With tea powder
With tea powder
Add Milk
Add Milk
Tea Filter
Tea Filter
Pour it to cup for the enjoybale sip
Pour it to cup for the enjoybale sip


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    • mr-veg profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from Colorado United States

      @Ruchira, all I can say one tea lover appreciates another :) ... I can't imagine my life without ginger and cardamom tea, there was a time i used to drink 8 cups a day, now just twice a day ! Thanks for stopping by and appreciating the hub !

    • Ruchira profile image


      6 years ago from United States

      Chai is my fav beverage in the morning esp with loads of ginger. Voted up!!


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