You find the most magical spice infusions in India. Although I still call them “teas”, technically, they are infusions or tisanes. In India, tea (chai) is only made from the leaves of the tea plant, often supplemented with spices.
Feel free to browse other recipes from our Retro Recipes series of recipes from our first blog which ran from 1995 – 2005. You might also like our Tea recipes here and here. Our Chai recipes are here. Or browse our Indian recipes here.
Coriander and Ginger Tea
0.25 tspn roasted cumin seeds
0.25 tspn roasted coriander seeds
0.25 tspn grated ginger
1 tspn honey, jaggery or other sweetener
2 – 4 cups boiling water
Combine all ingredients and allow to seep in boiling water for 8 minutes. Alternatively simmer on low heat for 8 minutes to extract maximum flavour.