A Cup of Chai Tea

Warmest Greetings from Nairobi, Kenya ...in the form of Chai Tea!

Our Amani Garden Cafe in Nairobi, Kenya is famous for a yummy cup of chai on chilly mornings during the dry season.

How could we not share our secret recipe with you?

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2 cups milk

2 cups water

1 tablespoon loose black tea leaves

1 teaspoon chai masala*

Bring nearly to a boil. When it simmers, it’s done! Pour through the sieve to strain out tea and spices. Serve hot with sugar to taste.

Chai Masala

*You can use masala from Kenya, Tanzania, or you can mix your own!

1 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1⁄4 tsp cloves

1/4 tsp cardamom

1⁄8 tsp ground black pepper

Karibu chai! 

Pair it with gingersnaps for the ultimate late night snack.


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