This Spiced Chai is a blend of fine black tea and seven other different varieties of spices. It is full bodied with mellow notes of spices. Excellent both hot and iced.
Ingredients: Black tea, Coriander, Cumin,Sweet Fennel, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Curry, and Lemongrass.
*Turn your bag of Chai upside down a few times. The powdered spices can settle at the bottom of the bag.
Hot Chai brewing method: Bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 heaping teaspoon of tea for each cup into the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the teapot. Cover and let steep for 5-10 minutes (for true chai taste steep at least 7 minutes). While the tea is brewing prepare your cup to receive the chai – put 2 teaspoons of sugar in the cup and add milk (about 20%) of the cup’s volume. When the chai is ready – pour into your cup.
Iced Chai brewing method: (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 6 teaspoons of tea into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the tea. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the tea into your serving pitcher straining the leaves. Add ice, milk and top-up the pitcher with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste.