Spicy, rich, and full of flavor – this tea recipe from Tetley® will transport you right to India!

Masala Chai


8 teaspoons whole coriander
1 star anise
4 cinnamon sticks, broken
2 teaspoons each: whole black peppercorns, allspice, cardamom pods, cloves, dried orange peel and
ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/2 gallons water
6 Tetley® Classic Blend Tea bags
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
Honey, milk or cream to taste (“Mom” prefers Organic Soymilk)


In a small bowl, combine coriander, anise, cinnamon, pepper, allspice, cardamom, cloves and orange
peel. In a spice mill or coffee grinder, coarsely grind the spices. Mix in ginger and nutmeg. Pour
water into a 2-gallon pot and add spice mixture. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
Add tea and vanilla extract and steep 3 to 5 minutes. Strain liquid into large pitcher and add honey,
milk or cream or wait to offer guests on the side. Tea can be served hot or chilled. Yield: 1 1/2 gallons.

*Recipe and image courtesy of Tetley® Tea.*

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