Recipes Spiced chai tea

Recipes Spiced chai tea

Recipes Spiced chai tea

Recipes Spiced chai tea Darjeeling tea is a delicate and fragrant black tea from North East Of india. If you fail to find it, use a good-quality loose-leaf black tea instead. Spiced chai tea

Ingredients

  • 2 small oranges, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cardamom pods
  • 12 cinnamon sticks
  • 6 whole star anise
  • 2 tablespoons whole cloves
  • 1 tablespoon allspice berries
  • 1 tablespoon fennel seeds
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 75g Darjeeling loose-leaf tea

Method

  • Step 1 Preheat the oven to 100C/80C fan forced. Place a wire rack over a large baking tray.
  • Step 2

    Place the orange slices on the prepared rack. Bake, turning the slices every 20 minutes, for 2 hours or until dried. Set aside to cool completely.

  • Step 3 Place the cardamom, cinnamon, star anise, cloves, allspice, fennel and coriander in a frying pan over medium heat and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes or until aromatic. Set aside to cool.
  • Step 4 Combine the spice mixture, orange and tea in a bowl. Divide among airtight containers or tea bags and wrap up as a gift.