Ginger tea

This ginger tea recipe is very easy and quick to make , its made by combining tea leaves water, ginger ,cardamom , milk and sugar .

This is an Indian refreshment drink usually had in the morning and evenings .A hot cup of ginger tea is the first thing I have in the morning to jump start my day. Tea can be had with any snacks or biscuits of your choice .

Ginger tea or masala tea is a flavorful tea with some dry spices added in the tea while boiling . The spices give the tea a very distinct soothing flavor . Here to make this ginger tea recipe quick and easy and yet flavorful, I am only adding cardamom and ginger.

Usually people also combine a lot of other dry spices to make this tea .

But this ginger tea recipe is a simpler and noncomplicated version of masala chai.

Since it is made with ingredients that are easily found in our kitchen and also its easy to make.

Ingredients

  • Tea powder – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 2 tsp
  • Water – 1 medium sized glass
  • Milk – 1/2 medium sized glass
  • Ginger – About and inch peeled and grated or chopped into pieces
  • Cardamom – 1 pod

Method

Take a small saucepan or a medium sized deep vessel .

Add in one glass of water and 1 teaspoon of sugar and let it boil , to this add grated ginger and also open up one cardamom and add to it .

Let this boil for about a min or so then as you see the sugar dissolving add in the tea powder and let it boil further when the water reduces a little bit add in half glass of milk .

Here before adding milk, reducing the water little bit is a very important step.

So that the ingredients are well combined together and when milk is added to it, it gives a very nice taste to it.

And then pour it in cups and enjoy tea with your favorite snacks Capsicum onion cheese sandwich recipe or Chutney sandwich recipe or Bread pakora recipe (spicy bread fritter) or Crispy onion pakodas with cheese stuffing or biscuits or parathas Cheese Paratha recipe quick and easy or Aloo paratha recipe or you can have it as is .

Let boil for a minute .