Chai Tea Mix

Chai Tea for Four Image by: Chai Tea for Four Author: Canadian Living

Chai is an Indian spiced-tea beverage that is enjoyed both hot and iced. Dried orange rind and ginger add even more flavour. Present this mix with a pretty teacup and the recipe for Chai Tea for Four (see below).

  • Portion size 500 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: January 2003

Ingredients

  • 1 inch gingerroot peeled
  • 1 large orange
  • 4 sticks (each 3 inches/8 cm long) cinnamon
  • 1 cup black tea leaves (such as Darjeeling)
  • 24 green cardamom pods crushed
  • 12 whole cloves

Method

Slice ginger into 1/8-inch (3 mm) thick slices; arrange on rack. Using vegetable peeler, peel orange rind (avoiding white pith); add to rack. Let dry at room temperature until brittle, about 24 hours.

In bowl, break rind and cinnamon sticks into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces; add ginger, tea leaves, cardamom pods and cloves. Mix well; spoon into decorative airtight bag or jar. (Make-ahead: Store for up to 2 months.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 68 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 63.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 9 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 1.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 8.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 13.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 6.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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