Indian Chai Tea
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 inch stick cinnamon
- 8 cardamon pods
- 8 whole cloves
- 2/3 cup milk
- 6 tsp sugar or to taste
- 3 tsp loose black tea
- Put 1 1/2 cups water in a saucepan.
- Add the cinnamon, cardamom and cloves, and bring to a boil.
- Cover, turn heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add the milk and sugar, and bring to a simmer again.
- Throw in the tea leaves, cover and turn off the heat.
- After 2 minutes, strain the tea into two cups and serve immediately.