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Turmeric Chai Tea in two cups with a tea pot

Turmeric chai tea

Published: March 6, 2017 at 9:00 am
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • plus infusing
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Turmeric is said to have anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties and has been used as a culinary medicine in India for centuries. This chai tea is really simple to make and perfect if you have any leftover turmeric


Try this refreshing turmeric chai tea, then for something more indulgent, check out our turmeric latte and chai latte.


  • 500ml water
  • 3 slices ginger
  • 3 slices turmeric
  • 2 cardamon pods, squashed
  • 3 cloves
  • a pinch fennel seeds
  • optional almond milk
  • optional honey


  • STEP 1

    Put the water in a pan. Add the ginger, turmeric, squashed cardamom pods, cloves and a pinch of fennel seeds.

  • STEP 2

    Simmer for 5 minutes then strain into mugs and drink as it is or add almond milk and honey, if you like.


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