Chai Tea

Chai Tea

Servings: 4
Prep. Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins

Brewed Chai spices are the perfect winter warmer. Easily blitzed with our Spice Grinder, you can make this recipe ahead of time and store the spice blend so you always have some ready to brew.


  • 5 cardamon pods
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick (approximately 10g)
  • 1 star anise
  • 1½ cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  • 2 strips of orange peel
  • 4 Darjeeling tea bags
  • 500ml water


  1. Toast the spices in a dry frying pan until they are fragrant.
  2. Place the spices into the Cuisinart Spice Grinder. Pulse 2 to 3 times, leaving the spices quite coarse. Reserve.
  3. In a teapot or cafetiere, add the spices, ginger, orange peel and teabags with 500ml of freshly boiled water. Leave to infuse for 10 minutes.
  4. Strain the tea between 4 mugs and serve.

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