Homemade Herbal Chai
  • 6 cups water
  • ⅓ coconut sugar or other natural sweetener of your choice
  • 2-3″ fresh ginger, sliced
  • 5 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp peppercorns
  • 2 vanilla beans
  • 5 star anise
  • 15 cloves
  • 8 allspice
  • 2 Tbsp cardamom pods
  • ¼ tsp chili powder
  • 8 rooibos tea bags
  • Milk of your choice
  1. In a medium pot, bring the water and sweetener to a boil and simmer until the sweetener is fully dissolved.
  2. Add all of the spices, and continue to simmer on low heat for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove the mixture from the heat, add the tea bags, and let them steep for 15 minutes.
  4. Strain out the spices and tea bags and store your chai concentrate in the fridge.
  5. To serve mix one part chai concentrate with one part milk. Gently heat in a small saucepan until it reaches the desired temperature.
Recipe by Bistro OneSix at https://bistroonesix.com/homemade-herbal-chai/