Redbush Sweet Spicy Chai | Ayurveda Mandala

Ingredients:

Makes 2 cups

1 cup almond milk and 11/2 cup water

2 tbsp coconut cream

2 tsp Organic Redbush Tea

4 cardamom pods

2 cloves

2 tsp fennel

1 star anise

1 inch grated fresh turmeric root or 1/2 tsp dry turmeric

a little nutmeg powder

a little honey to taste

Method:

Crush all the dry spices in a mortal pestle or in an electric coffee grinder. In a saucepan, add water, spices, cover and bring to boil, simmer on low heat for 5 minutes.  Add the almond milk and simmer for 2 more minutes. You can let it sit for some time to  absorb all flavours or it can be served immediately. Pour it in two cups through a sieve. Add a little honey to taste. Enjoy warm.

Ayurvedic and Nutritional Properties:

Redbush sweet spicy chai is a very balanced warming and nourishing drink for all constitution types – Vata, Pitta and Kapha.