INDIAN TEA

Ingredients:

4 teaspoons loose-leaf black tea, such as Assam

1 or 2 cinnamon sticks (each about 2 1/2 in. long)

1 or 2 black (also called brown) cardamom* pods, crushed with a rolling pin or mallet 2 to 4 green cardamom pods, crushed with a rolling pin or mallet

1 or 2 quarter-size slices fresh ginger

1 1/2 tablespoons sugar

1 cup whole or low-fat milk

 

How to Make It

Step 1

Pour 2 cups water into a medium saucepan and add tea and spices. Bring to a boil over high heat and boil 2 minutes.

Step 2

Add sugar and milk and return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and boil gently 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Strain and pour into small cups or heatproof glasses.

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