The winter has hit finally, and the hay days of the grey days are here. The days are shorter, colder and cozier, of course if you are cozy enough. I like to be cozy on these days. An oversized pullover, a warm throw and covered feet. Alongwith that a cup of hot tea. Talking of tea, its the perfect time to have the milky Starbucks 'Chai-latte'. However, this one is home-made, and from the scratch. Here is the recipe:

-o- Water 3/4th cup
-o- Milk 1/4th cup
-o- Bay leaf 1 large
-o- Peppercorn - About 5
-o- Cardamom - About 4
-o- Ginger ( I recommend fresh ginger, but if you don't have that and have bottled, that will do) 1 tablespoon
-o- English breakfast tea (as its most neutral in flavor, you can also use Lipton or any other)
-o- Sugar - As per taste, I used 1 tablespoon

Put all of them together in a saucepan and simmer, till you have the right color.

Use a sieve to strain into a cup. And enjoy!

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  1. Oh thanks for sharing. I always love new recipes.

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  2. Kat Tanita1:54 PM

    Love these pictures!! Will have to make that chai latte!

    x Kat

  3. That tea is very comforting for this weather. Hope you like it too :)

  4. Glad you liked :)