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Golden Milk Chai

Total Time45 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: beverages, hot, international, Tea, vegan
Yield: 4 people


  • medium saucepan
  • fine mesh strainer
  • milk steamer


  • 4 1/2 c water
  • 1 tbsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp nutmeg ground
  • 1 1 inch piece turmeric sliced
  • 1 2 inch piece ginger root sliced
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 clove buds
  • 6 cardamom pods cracked
  • 1/4 tsp black peppercorns cracked
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 t honey
  • 1 c full fat milk or coconut milk


  • In a medium saucepan, combine water turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cinnamon clove and black pepper vanilla and honey.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes, remove from heat and let steep an additional 20 minutes using a fine mesh strainer, strain chai into a jar for storage. Store in refrigerator until ready to use.
  • To use, combine 1 part chai to 1 part milk on and add to a saucepan via stovetop or a to milk steamer. Heat until warm and transfer to a mug for serving. Garnish with ground cinnamon and turmeric. serve immediately.