Ginger, Clove, Fennel and Cardamom Chai

Ginger, Clove, Fennel and Cardamom Chai

  • Prep: 6 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 11 min
  • Serving: 6 Servings

There are numerous recipes for chai with a multitude of different spices and combinations. This recipe is for a ginger, clove, fennel and cardamom blended chai.


  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 2 whole cloves, lightly crushed
  • 1 4-inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger, sliced thinly
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, lightly crushed
  • 6 whole cardamom pods, lightly crushed
  • 5 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons unflavored loose black tea


  1. Put the water, milk, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, fennel, cardamom and sugar into a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer the mixture for 5 minutes.
  3. Take the pan off the heat and stir in the tea. Allow the mixture to steep, covered, for 6 minutes and then strain and serve.

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