Adeni Tea, a milk tea from Yemen made with fresh milk and spices. An aromatic hot beverage, made by boiling milk with cardamom and cloves, along with black tea.
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I have never talked about glass of tea like this before. I m a coffee person. I love the fresh aroma of coffee that wafts through the air, travel through my nose, spreads in my brain and then, it starts functioning properly! Like how engine oil works an engine!
But then, while making this Tea, as the milk was boiling with the spices, all the above happened. It has become our new favorite and special for weekends. We enjoyed this along with Yemeni doughnuts Bakhmri.
Some Exotic Tea Ideas
As a typical South-Indian, i have never heard the term iced tea or coffee. But living in UAE for almost 2 decades now, where most part of the year is summer we have included iced tea too along with our hot cup of chai or coffee.
So, if you are like us and love some cold tea check out these suggestions below.
What to serve with Tea | Chai
Indian style of enjoying Chai is always masaledar and packs a punch. There is a variety of snacks you can serve with evening chai and make it a chai party.
Ingredients to make Adeni Chai
- Main Ingredients : Milk and Black tea. I use Full fat milk for my coffee and tea. I usually by Waghbakhri chai.
- Sweetner : Sugar is used as sweetener.
- Spices : Cardamom and cloves are the spices used in making this rich milk tea.
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- A Sauce pan for boiling the milk
- Strainer for straining the tea
- 1.5 cups milk Full fat milk
- 1 tablespoon black tea
- 5 cardamom
- 5 cloves
- 1 inch piece of cinnamon
- 1.5 teaspoon sugar or to taste
- Take milk in a sauce pan, pound the cloves and cardamom roughly and add it to milk along with cinnamon.
- Let the milk boil in a simmer flame for 5-10 minutes, let the spices release their aroma, then add sugar and tea, let it boil for another 3-4 minutes.
- Switch off the flame, let it cool for a minute. Strain the tea onto serving glasses
- Enjoy this awesome aromatic chai with warm Yemeni Bakhmri/Khameer.
I m not a Doctor or a Nutritionist The Nutrition information provided above comes from the plugin and is only an estimate.