Vanilla Chai

You're 10 minutes away from a dairy-free, warm, spiced Indian tea found in teahouses.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups water
2
sticks cinnamon, broken
Seeds from 3 cardamom pods, crushed
2
bags black tea
2
cups vanilla soymilk
Honey, if desired

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, cinnamon and cardamom to boiling over high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Remove from heat; add tea bags. Let stand 5 minutes. Strain tea; discard spices and tea bags.
  • 3 Return tea mixture to saucepan; stir in soymilk. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until hot. Sweeten to taste with honey. Pour into 4 mugs. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

To make Iced Vanilla Chai, refrigerate until cold and serve over ice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
35
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.