Chai Wallahs' Chai

OBELO | Chai Wallahs' Chai
OBELO | Chai Wallahs' Chai


1 three-inch piece of ginger root
6 cardamom pods
4 black peppercorns
3 pieces of cinnamon bark
4 cloves
2 cups water
4 tablespoons loose black tea
4 tablespoons organic panela
4 cups whole milk


Grate ginger and remove seeds from cardamom pods. Crush with black peppercorns using a mortar and pestle. Break cinnamon into one-inch pieces. 

In a large pot, bring water, cinnamon, cloves, crushed ginger, cardamom and black pepper to a boil. After 5 minutes, add tea leaves. Boil for 5 more minutes, then add milk and panela and reduce heat to low. Simmer for at least 10 minutes, remove from heat and strain into a teapot through sieve. Serve hot πŸ”₯.

Thanks Chai Wallahs of India for the recipe 😘!