Swahili spiced tea

Make Swahili Spiced Tea

Brew your own delicious spiced chai with this recipe.

1 tablespoon whole cardamom
1 whole cinnamon
5 teaspoons tea leaves
1 litre whole milk
5 cups boiling water

Mara Sugar to sweeten. As much or as little as you like!

Instructions for making Swahili Spiced Tea:

In a large pot, crush the cardamom pods and toast them with the cinnamon for about 15 minutes.

Add the water and allow to simmer down until there is around 3 cups of water remaining. Add the tea leaves and simmer for a further 20 minutes.

Add the milk and leave on low heat for another 15 minutes. Add Mara Sugar and boil on low heat for 2 minutes.

Turn the heat up and let the milk rise. Turn off the heat and strain. Serve and enjoy hot!

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