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Chai Tea Latte

A unique blend of aromatic spices of cinnamon, ginger, star anise and cardamom gives this delicious hot drink a soothing quality when we need comfort most.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chai latte, chai tea latee, London fog
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 179kcal
Author: Julia Frey of Vikalinka


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise
  • 4 cardamom pods slightly crushed
  • 2 slices of ginger
  • 2 tbsp loose black tea good quality
  • 2 cups milk, whole milk or skimmed milk
  • sugar or sweetener to taste


  • In a small saucepan combine water, cinnamon stick, star anise, cardamom pods and ginger and bring to a slow simmer, add tea, milk and bring it to a boil, take it off the heat and let it steep for 3 minutes.
  • Strain through a fine sieve and add sugar to taste
  • Enjoy it with a bit of frothed milk on top and a sprinkle of cinnamon.


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 367mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 323mg | Iron: 1mg