Chai teabags presented in a tin

Chai teabags

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Makes 18 teabags

Fill teabags with spices and tea leaves for a gorgeous bespoke gift. They're a lovely present at Christmas 

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal23
  • fat1g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre1g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.03g

Ingredients

  • 18 cardamom pods, cracked
  • 2 tbsp ground ginger
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • ½ tbsp ground black pepper
  • ½ nutmeg, grated
    Nutmeg

    Nutmeg

    nut-meg

    One of the most useful of spices for both sweet and savoury

  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • 150g black assam tea leaves

Method

  1. Toast the cardamom pods, ginger, cinnamon, pepper, nutmeg, and cloves in a dry frying pan for 1 min. 

  2. Mix the spices in a bowl with the tea leaves, then fill 18 empty teabags with the mixture and seal. Package with serving instructions: To make a chai latte, brew 1 teabag in 200ml boiled whole or coconut milk for 5 mins, then sweeten with honey to taste. Or, simply brew with boiling water. Will keep in a sealed jar for six months.

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