How to Make Chai

Follow our simple how-to video on making chai, created especially for the domestically challenged. Now you can put that three bucks back into your pocket and enjoy this quick tutorial that's easier than saying one-tall-chai-latte-with-skim-milk-hold-the-foam-please.

Bare-Bones Must Have

1 Cup Water
1 Cup Milk
(2% recommended to give creamier finish)
1 Teaspoon Ginger
Cardamom Powder
2 teaspoons of Loose Tea Leaves
(use a regular household spoon or a plastic spoon)
2 teaspoons Sugar
Strainer
Shredder

How To:

Step 1 Put one cup of water in a pot and keep it on medium heat.
Step 2 Shred approximately one teaspoon worth of ginger into the water.
Step 3 Put in a big pinch of cardamom powder.
Step 4 Raise the heat and let it sit for a couple of minutes. Once water begins to steam, put in 2 tablespoons of loose Indian tea leaves. Let it sit for a couple of minutes and then cover the pot with a lid or plate for about 3 minutes.
Step 5 Remove the lid and put in 1 cup of milk. The more milk you put in, the creamier it will taste. For a good balance, 1 cup of milk is recommended to balance the flavor.
Step 6 Put in two tablespoons of sugar and stir the chai.
Step 7 Bring chai to a boil. Once is boils remove from heat and pour into a cup using a strainer.
Step 8 Enjoy!
   
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