Masala Chai Tea

Wanna boost your energy? Cardamom is a spice often found in curries, breads, and teas. It’s known for both increasing circulation and improving energy. Even if you take a whiff of the delicious smelling spice, it gives you a boostOne of our favorite ways to use cardamom is in Masala Chai Tea.

Here’s one of our favorite recipes that’s sure to give you a boost:

Masala Chai Tea

Ingredients:

  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • 2 cloves, crushed
  • 1 cinnamon stick, crushed
  • 2 cardamom pod, crushed
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1 ½ tbsp raw sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp black tea leaves (we use decaffeinated tea)

Directions:

  1. Put water and spices in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover and let simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add milk and sugar. Stir in until dissolved. Bring back to a light boil.
  3. Add tea leaves. Take off heat. Steep for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour through a filter to strain the tea leaves and spices.
  5. Enjoy warm!

Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: ½ cup; Servings: 3; Calories: 29; Calories from Fat: 5; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 1 mg; Sodium: 21 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 6g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 2 g; Protein: 1g; Vitamin A: 3%; Vitamin C: 4%; Calcium: 9%; Iron: 3%

Masala Chai Tea
 
Ingredients
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • 2 cloves, crushed
  • 1 cinnamon stick, crushed
  • 2 cardamom pod, crushed
  • ⅓ cup skim milk
  • 1 ½ tbsp raw sugar
  • 1 ½ tbsp black tea leaves (we use decaffeinated tea)
Instructions
  1. Put water and spices in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover and let simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add milk and sugar. Stir in until dissolved. Bring back to a light boil.
  3. Add tea leaves. Take off heat. Steep for 5 minutes.
  4. Pour through a filter to strain the tea leaves and spices.
  5. Enjoy warm!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ½ cup Calories: 29 Fat: 1g Saturated fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 6g Sugar: 2g Sodium: 21mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 1g

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