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July 3, 2012

ASSAM TEA RECIPE

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ASSAM TEA
I love to try varieties of tea. Ginger tea is my favourite among all.I came across this Assam tea 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
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.

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 !!
  • Method :2 Boil cardamom, cloves and tea powder in 1/2 cup of water till it reduces to 1/4 cup. Then add 1/2 cup of milk, boil for 2 minutes and strain it.

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.



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23 comments :

Spice up the Curry said...

perfect tea to start happy morning.. nice photo

Priya Suresh said...

Super prefect for raining days, love it.

Tina said...

Refreshing and perfect..

Vimitha Durai said...
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Vimitha Durai said...

Perfect with some biscuits for a rainy day

R.Punitha said...

Hi Chitra ,

assam tea refreshing me !!!!

That bondas toooooo:)))

Keep on Dear...

Unknown said...

nice and refreashing..

PrathibhaSreejith said...

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

Santosh Bangar said...

rfreshing in evening perfect tea

lata raja said...

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

Shama Nagarajan said...

super inviting tea dear

hotpotcooking said...

Refreshing drink.

Sangeetha M said...

very nice n refreshing tea..
Spicy Treats

Gayathri NG said...

Hot n refreshing drink...

Shanthi Krishnakumar said...

Wonderful and tempting recipe!!

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

I always love to drink tea. Nice addition of spices

Sayantani Mahapatra Mudi said...

love masala tea in monsoon. looks so good.

Love2cook Malaysia said...

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

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Tisa Jacob said...

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

Jayanthy Kumaran said...

very tasty recipe...inviting cliks
Tasty Appetite

Vikis Kitchen said...

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:)

Mahi said...

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