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Wednesday, December 10, 2008 Delicious Homemade Chai Tea - Good for Digestion

And finally, one more delicious beverage recipe from Jeannie. This one is for a traditional Chai tea, which is excellent for promoting good digestion! It's also a yummy base for making homemade Chai tea lattes...yum!

Chai - Digestive Tea

Chai is a wonderful, spicy tea used commonly in the Middle East to settle the stomach and promote digestion after a meal.

1 cup water
1 tbsp. grated ginger, fresh
1 Cinnamon stick
2 whole peppercorns
4-5 cardamom pods
ΒΌ cup milk
pinch nutmeg (optional)
honey to taste (optional)

In a saucepan, combine water and herbs. Cover and allow to simmer on low heat for eight to ten minutes. Add the milk, and return to simmering point for a further eight to ten minutes. Pour into mug and sweeten with honey; garnish with nutmeg.

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