Rose and Saffron Chai Tea
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Serves: 2 cups of mix
 
Ingredients
Chai-Tea Mix Ingredient: (Can be mixed and stored for months)
  • 1 Cup Loose Black Tea* - see notes below
  • 1 Tsp Crushed Saffron
  • 7-8 Dried Rose Petals - store-bought or homemade
  • ½ Tsp Dry Ginger Powder
  • ½ Tsp Green Cardamom Powder
  • ½ Tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • ⅛ Tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • ⅛ Tsp Cloves Powder
  • Dash of Pepper Powder
Other Ingredients:
  • 2 Cups Water
  • ½ Cup Milk - use milk as per choice (vegan/non-vegan)
  • Sugar or Sweetener - as per choice
Decoration: optional
  • 2 Crushed Dried Rose Petals
  • Few Strands of Crushed Saffron
Instructions
  1. Take a large bowl and add all the 'Chai-Tea' ingredients.
  2. Use a whisk/fork to mix it evenly.
Make the Tea:
  1. Add 2 cups water into a pan and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the chai-tea mix and boil for 3-4 minutes over low flames.
  3. Add milk, sugar and let it boil for another minute.
  4. Strain the tea into cups.
  5. Sprinkle some crushed saffron and rose petals on top.
  6. Serve immediately.
Notes
* I'm taking a mild tea as the flavors are very light and soothing and would not go well with dark or strong tea.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at http://honestcooking.com/rose-saffron-chai-tea/