I love to try varieties of tea. Ginger tea is my favourite among all.I came across this recipe in “Aval vikatan “ magazine.The original recipe is shared by Mrs.Revathi shanmugam.This title attracted me &I tried on the same day .I loved its flavor. The addition of cloves gives a nice aroma. Do try this. U’ll love it.
1 cup - 200ml
Fresh milk – 1/2 cup
Water – 1/2 cup
Tea powder – 1.5 – 2 tsp ( based on the color & strength u need)
Ginger – 1 inch piece( 1 tbsp)
Cardamom – 2 no
Cloves – 2 nos
Sugar – 1.5 tsp or as needed.
Crush ginger , cardamom and cloves together.
Boil the milk along with water , tea powder, sugar and crushed spices for 5 mins in low flame.
U’ll get a nice color. Strain it and serve !!
For variations, try adding a piece of cinnamon along with spices.
For spiced chai or masala chai , add 1/8 tsp of ground black pepper corns.