Tea or chai is said to be halal addiction for Indians and Pakistanis. You will find local cafes on every street with a variety of teas including masala tea, ginger tea, simple tea, and tandoori tea. Ginger tea is famous in Indian houses. besides its aromatic flavor, it has many health benefits. You can have it to cure a cold and flu, or to treat nausea. Let’s scroll down to get the recipe guide with step-by-step images.

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2 persons







  • Water 2 cups

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Grated ginger 2tbsp

  • Green cardamom 2 pcs

  • Cinnamon stick 1 pc

  • Black tea powder 3 tsp

  • Sugar to taste


Step 1 Boil Ginger

Take a milk pan and fill it with two cups of water. Then put it over medium flame and add grated ginger, cardamom, and cinnamon stick into it. Boil them for 3 minutes or until the water turns light yellowish in color.

boil ginger

Step 2 Add & Boil Tea Powder

After the water turns its color then add black tea powder into the milk pan and let it boil for 5 minutes or until it turns deep brown in color.

add tea

Step 3 Pour Milk & Simmer the Tea

Once the water with tea powder gets boiled, pour milk into the pan along with sugar. Then cover the lid and turn the flame to low. Let it simmer for 2 minutes.

add milk

Step 4 Serve ginger tea

Remove the lid and turn off the flame. Strain the ginger tea into the cups and serve it hot with snacks. You can also sprinkle some cinnamon powder on top of ginger tea before serving.





  • You can use soy milk or almond milk as a dairy-free substitute for milk.
  • Using sugar is optional, you can skip it if you are avoiding sweetness.
  • Make sure to simmer the tea on low flame after adding milk.
  • If you are using soy milk or almond milk then don't pour them directly into boiled tea. Heat them separately and then pour them into tea after removing them from the flame.


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