Chai tea has been a favorite refreshment in India for centuries. Essentially a blend of tea, ground spices, honey, and milk, it can be enjoyed hot or cold. Our version, which replaces cow's milk with soy milk, is served hot.


Sang An

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  • Place the water in a small saucepan, and add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, and vanilla bean and scrapings. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low, and simmer until mixture is aromatic, about 15 minutes. Whisk in honey, and drop tea bags in pan; turn off heat, and let steep 3 minutes.

  • Strain tea through a fine strainer or a coffee filter into a warmed serving pot. Heat soy milk in same saucepan over medium-high heat, about 3 minutes; do not let it come to a boil or it will separate. Pour into serving pot with the tea, and stir well to combine. Serve immediately.

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23 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
Not as sweet or thick as Dunkin Donuts, but a good substitute. I made it also with 1% milk and it was just as good. I think I could make this recipe and separate it into the 4 servings and freeze it four a quick afternoon pick me up. I would just add the milk after defrosting it. Yum!
Rating: Unrated
I've never really like soy milk, but this recipe sounds very very interesting! I'll have to try it sometime soon!