Indian Ginger Tea Recipe Video

The Indian way of making tea with the leaves. Nothing beats this taste. The leaves are brewed to make the special tea that Indians love.


Cooking Time5 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings1
Main IngredientInterest Group, ,


 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Milk1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ginger piece1⁄4 Inch
 Sugar2 Teaspoon
 Tea leaves2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 107 Calories from Fat 33

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.7%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.3 mg

Sodium 45.3 mg1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.01 g0.06%

Sugars 15.9 g

Protein 4 g7.3%

Vitamin A 2.3% Vitamin C 0.06%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 0.22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a pan, add water.
2. Add milk. Bring it to a boil.
3. Add sugar.
4. Add grated ginger.
5. Add tea leaves. Bring it to a boil and reduce the flame. Let it simmer for a minute.
6. When the milk turns brown and you get an aroma, you know your tea is ready. Remove from flame and strain it.

7. Serve Indian ginger tea hot with biscuits or as it is.

Editors Review

Most of the tea addicts would love to watch this video. India is known for its tea and there are several ways by which you can prepare this. One of the unique Indian-styled tea, is ginger tea. Other than the nutritional values of tea, it also has the positive health aspects of ginger. It is also very useful as a herbal relief for your soar throat or cough. So, next time you prepare tea, try this method and enjoy the exotic flavor.


foodwithme profile page

foodwithme says :

Thanks Shakti for this recipe of the authentic Indian tea or chai as you call it. Me and my friends just love to drink chai. A refreshing and soothing drink.
Posted on: 3 March 2009 - 1:26pm
paris221966 profile page

paris221966 says :

This tea looks so delicous and simple to make! I've never had this kind of tea and look forward to trying it. Thanks!
Posted on: 18 August 2007 - 11:49pm
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shantihhh says :

Oh I love chai-best with buffalo milk in little earthen cups by the roadside with dust everywhere I must admit I just buy a tea masala and I love the sounds of your recipe.
Posted on: 15 August 2007 - 3:29pm
sfehmi profile page

sfehmi says :

Refreshing - it is my cup of tea
Posted on: 11 August 2007 - 5:38am
kaycee profile page

kaycee says :

I think you are just great, would love to sit with you over a nice cuppa chai....alas wishful thinking, love all your videos anyway.
Posted on: 2 August 2007 - 10:40am
Taryn profile page

Taryn says :

Posted on: 13 June 2007 - 9:53pm
Miss World profile page

Miss World says :

thanks for the explination Shakti!
Posted on: 17 May 2007 - 1:41am
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shakti says :

Yep, karak means strong. The tea made this way is much stronger than just dipping the bags.
Posted on: 14 May 2007 - 5:19pm
Miss World profile page

Miss World says :

its like Karak tea, right? oh I LOVE Karak tea :)
Posted on: 14 May 2007 - 6:31am