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cardamom tea

Cardamom Tea

Nothing spells comfort like a cup of hot, steaming tea.  Enjoy this recipe for Cardamom Tea and the warmth it brings you.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 2
Calories 57 kcal
Author Monica Bhide


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 inch fresh ginger peeled and grated
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 3 pods cardamom bruised
  • 1 whole clove
  • 1 tablespoon black tea leaves loose
  • 1/2 cup milk optional
  • 2 teaspoons honey or unprocessed sugar such as demerara, rapadura, or muscovado. more or less to taste


  1. In a saucepan, combine the water, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, and clove.

  2. Bring to a boil and continue simmering for about one minute.

  3. Add the tea and simmer for another minute.

  4. Add the milk, if using, and simmer for another minute.

  5. Remove from heat, strain into cups, and sweeten to taste.