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.
This is a recipe from our first blog which was in existence from 1995 to 2006. Feel free to browse other recipes from this blog in our Retro Recipes.
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.