Medicinal Chai Tea



Serves 4 cups


Simmer 1.5 litres of water in a large pan and add:


Tea base: use either 2 tbs tulsi, 1 tbs rooibos leaves or 1 tbs loose black tea

1 tsp grated nutmeg

1 tsp whole black pepper corns

1 tsp turmeric

1 medium chilli, chopped

3 small cinnamon sticks

5 star anise

5 cloves

1 inch of ginger, grated

5 strands of saffron

5 opened cardamon pods

1/4 vanilla pod

1 pea size of shilajit


Simmer for 15-20 minutes and strain. Serve plain or with milk and sweetener of your choice. You can top up the pan with water and re-use the spices a couple of times.



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