Green cardamom chai is a popular steaming hot brewed tea made with green cardamom, fresh ginger and milk. It is a very common and popularly made tea is most of the households in India. Each ingredient adds its subtle flavor and changes to give their unique flavor which is refreshing, soothing and delicious. It’s a super simple chai taste fantastic with the sweet and strong flavors of green cardamom and fresh ginger.
Chai is the most common beverage available in many parts of India and around the world. Chai or tea is a rich and complex beverage that has been savored for centuries especially in India. In its basic form, tea is black tea that is brewed strong with a combination of spices and is diluted with milk and sugar.
The spices can vary from recipe to recipe like Adrak chai (ginger tea), Masala chai (tea made with mixed spiced), Elaichi chai (cardamom tea), kawah chai (a special tea combined with tea leaves, Cinnamon, Cardamom, Black Pepper, Almond Flakes, and Saffron), Mumbai cutting chai, etc.
Green Cardamom has a strong, unique taste with an intensely aromatic, resinous fragrance and is used extensively in most of the Indian sweet recipes also. Cardamom is best stored in pod form because once the seeds are exposed or ground they quickly lose their flavor. Cardamom seeds ability to enhance many types of food is why it is combined to a wide variety of other ingredients from seafood to sauces, vegetables, meats and desserts, pastries and other baking products.
Ginger is warm and spicy and gives an amazing flavor. It is normally used in many dishes from vegetable to meats to tea and desserts. In medieval Europe, ginger was a condiment on the table along with salt and pepper. Even ginger is a star ingredient in many dishes. Such as, Ginger Chutney, Ginger Chicken, Ginger Pickle, Bar Style Ginger Prawns and more...
Tea flavored with cardamom, flavorful and aromatic... Must Try!!