Chai Tea from Scratch Recipe

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Chai Tea from Scratch
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  1. *NOTE: Any number of black tea varieties can be used in this recipe: Ceylon Orange Pekoe, Darjeeling, English Breakfast, Earl Grey, etc. You'll have to try several types of tea to find out which you prefer.
  2. Pour the water into a heavy bottomed pan. Add the spices and tea bags (or loose tea placed in a tea infuser or muslin cloth).
  3. Bring to a boil, partially cover pan and simmer about 20 minutes to allow spices to intensify.
  4. Add the milk or milk substitute and heat through WITHOUT boiling until hot.
  5. Pour chai tea through a strainer into tea cups. Add sweetener of choice if desired.
  6. Sit, sip, close your eyes, relax, enjoy!
  7. Servings are estimated.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1105.9 Kcal (4630 kJ)
Calories from fat 22.49 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.5g 4%
Cholesterol 2.72mg 1%
Sodium 57.63mg 2%
Potassium 199.79mg 4%
Total Carbs 19.54g 7%
Sugars 7.2g 29%
Dietary Fiber 3.28g 13%
Protein 7.93g 16%
Vitamin C 0.1mg 0%
Iron 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 184.3mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 443.09 Kcal (1855 kJ)
Calories from fat 9.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 1.09mg 1%
Sodium 23.09mg 2%
Potassium 80.05mg 4%
Total Carbs 7.83g 7%
Sugars 2.89g 29%
Dietary Fiber 1.32g 13%
Protein 3.18g 16%
Iron 0.5mg 6%
Calcium 73.8mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 21.7
  • 3

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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