Saturday, June 14, 2014

Iced Green Tea Chai - Weekend Recipe

There are many herbs that are cooling and cinnamon and ginger are two of them, so enjoy this Chai iced tea on a hot day to experience the cooling effects.

Iced Green Tea Chai
Serves 4

4 cups water
1 cinnamon stick
1 Tbls. green cardamom pods
1 tsp. whole cloves
2 Tbls. sliced ginger root
4 tsp. green tea leaves
milk or non-dairy milk to taste
Sweetener to taste

Bring water to boil.  Add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and ginger root.  Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.  Remove from heat and add green tea.  Cover and steep for 10 minutes.  Strain and chill tea mixture.  Serve in chilled glasses with cold milk and sweetener to taste.

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