Chai Latte

Recipe Courtesy of Bal Arneson

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time15 mins
  • Serves2
  • DifficultyEasy
240ml milk
4 to 5 whole cloves
5 green cardamom pods
3 brown cardamom pods
2 cinnamon sticks
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon black tea leaves
1 teaspoon ground ginger
A pinch of ground cardamom
A pinch of ground cinnamon

Pour the milk into a small pot, add the cloves, green and brown cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks, sugar, tea leaves and ginger, and bring to a simmer. Turn the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain into a 2-cup measure and, using an electric milk frother or an espresso machine, steam the milk until it is thick and foamy. Pour into 2 large latte cups and spoon the foam on top. Sprinkle with ground cardamom and cinnamon and serve.