(A.k.a kadak chai/ strong indian tea)
Rec cred: Ruhana EbrahimPic cred: @mama_taught_me_well
Ingredients:2 cups water3 tea bags2 cardamom pods (crushed)⅛ teaspoon saffron threads1 piece cinnamon stick½ inch piece peeled ginger1 clove2 teaspoon sugar / condensed milk ¼ cup evaporated milk
Method:1. In a saucepan, heat the water on the stove.2. Add the teabags to the water, along with milk and spices.3. Bring tea to boil, boil till darkened to color you desire, preferably a rich caramel color.4. Now add the sugar or condensed milk and boil for another 30sec. 5. Remove from heat, and using a tea strainer, serve the tea in mugs immediately.
Note: If using cardamom flavoured evaporated milk, there’s no need to use cardamom pods. If using condensed milk then no use for sugar.