Spiced Coconut Chai


Chai Powder

• 10 green cardamom buds
• 12 black cardamom buds
• 20 cloves
• 7 cinnamon sticks (1” each)
• 1 teaspoon jaggery powder

Chai Drink

• 1 cup water
• ½ inch ginger, crushed
• 2 green cardamom buds,
• 4 teaspoons jaggery powder
• ¼ teaspoon chai masala
• ½ cup thick coconut milk


1. To make the chai powder, grind all its ingredients in a small
jar, then strain through a small strainer. This powder can be
stored for up to 6 months.
2. To make the chai drink, take a pan, add the water,
crushed ginger, crushed cardamom and jaggery, and
boil for 5 minutes. Add ¼ teaspoon chai masala. Stir.
3. Switch off the stove, add the thick coconut milk and
cover for 2 more minutes. Sieve the tea and serve.

Benefits of the Recipe:

  1. Digestive Aid: Ingredients like ginger and cardamom are known for their digestive properties, aiding in digestion and soothing the stomach.
  2. Immune Boost: Spices like ginger and cinnamon have immune-boosting properties that can help protect against illnesses.
  3. Rich Flavor: The combination of spices in the chai powder adds a rich and aromatic flavor to the drink, enhancing its taste and making it a comforting beverage option.

Nutritive Value (Approximate values per serving):

  • Calories: 80 kcal
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 5mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Protein: 1g

Note: Nutritional values may vary based on factors such as the specific brands of ingredients used and variations in preparation methods.

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