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Winter Chai Tea
Description
This is a warm winter delight! If you have more pitta in your constitution, add peppermint, reduce the cloves and black peppercorns.

Serves: about 1 gallon
Ingredients
1 gallon water
3 Tbs cut and sifted licorice root
3 Tbs dried ginger
1 Tbs whole cardamom pods
1 Tbs cloves
1 Tbs black peppercorns

3 cinnamon sticks
2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/3 C black tea
Directions
Fill a large pot with the water and the first five ingredients. Boil over medium heat for 10 minutes.

Turn off the heat and add the cinnamon and nutmeg.

When the water is no longer boiling add the tea.

Let steep for about 10 minutes and strain into large bowl with a mesh colander.

Transfer into a gallon-sized glass container.

Store in refrigerator. Keeps well for about a week or more.

To serve: combine chai with an equal part milk or soy milk. Sweeten to taste with honey or sucanat.
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