Spiced Tea (Masala Chai)

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Spiced Tea (Masala Chai)
Cardamom gives this Indian drink a bright, piney sweetness tempered by a creamy base of evaporated milk and black tea. Get the recipe for Spiced Tea (Masala Chai) ». Todd Coleman

Cardamom gives this Indian tea a bright, piney sweetness.

Yield: makes 4 1/2 Cups


  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> cup evaporated milk
  • 5 tsp. sugar
  • 6 black tea bags
  • 5 pods green cardamom, crushed


  • Bring milk, sugar, tea, cardamom, and 4 cups water to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan. Remove from heat; let steep for 5 minutes. Strain and serve hot.