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July 3, 2012

ASSAM TEA

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ASSAM TEA

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.

INGREDIENTS

  • 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.

 

METHOD

  • 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 !!

Tips:

  • 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.

 


23 comments:

  1. perfect tea to start happy morning.. nice photo

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  2. Super prefect for raining days, love it.

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  4. Perfect with some biscuits for a rainy day

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  5. Hi Chitra ,

    assam tea refreshing me !!!!

    That bondas toooooo:)))

    Keep on Dear...

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  6. love the favors, we love to add some milk as well..

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  7. rfreshing in evening perfect tea

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  8. Adding cloves to the masala brings out aroma in the tea. Nice and refreshing for the cloudy monsoon weather we have in this country!

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  9. Wonderful and tempting recipe!!

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  10. I always love to drink tea. Nice addition of spices

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  11. love masala tea in monsoon. looks so good.

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  12. Ginger tea with cardamoms is my fav. This masala tea makes me salivate! :)

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  14. Your tea looks good, and the short eats beside them look great too :))

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  15. Wow! Ms.Revathy shanumagam's recipe is always great. I will try to add cloves also next time. Very nice tea and snack....makes me enthusiastic:)

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  16. More than tea, the vadai on the side attracts me a lot! :)

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