The traditional Indian Chai Masala
Using a mortar and pestle crush the ginger into a paste.
Add the water and ginger to the saucepan, turn on the heat.
Place the cassia bark and cardamom pods in the mortar and pestle. Pound gentle until bruised.
Add the spices to the water.
Bring the water to the boil.
Add the tea when the water boils and reduce the heat to a simmer.
Allow the tea to simmer for two minutes.
Add the milk and sugar to the saucepan.
Bring the tea back to the boil and allow the brew to darken for 2 minutes or until the desired strength is achieved.
Pour the tea into 4 small tea cups
The tea can also feature star anise and peppercorns for a spicier version.
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