Whole Spice Chai Mix

Ingredients

1 tsp allspice berries

1 tsp coriander seeds

1 tsp mixed pepper

1/2 tsp cloves

1 tsp cardamom seeds

small piece of cassia bark

1 vanilla bean

3 pieces of crystallised ginger

Method

Gently dry roast all the ingredients till fragrant.

To use, place in a piece of muslin and use as you would a bouquet garni and steep it in boiling water for a chai tea or throw it in to any Christmas inspired dish – again, this is another lovely gift to give, just make a few muslin parcels and place in a jar.

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Whole Spice Chai Mix
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Recipe type: Spice Mix
Cuisine: Christmas | Hindu
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Although Chai is traditionally a Hindu spiced tea recipe, centuries old, it translates so well to being a Christmas flavour. I used this recipe for my Cherry Compote, which I will be putting up shortly… it’s just so Christmassie and beautiful.
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp allspice berries
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp mixed pepper
  • ½ tsp cloves
  • 1 tsp cardamom seeds
  • small piece of cassia bark
  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 3 pieces of crystallised ginger
Instructions
  1. Gently dry roast all the ingredients till fragrant.
  2. To use, place in a piece of muslin and use as you would a bouquet garni and steep it in boiling water for a chai tea or throw it in to any Christmas inspired dish - again, this is another lovely gift to give, just make a few muslin parcels and place in a jar.

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