Traditional Chai


  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 10 cardamom pods, or 2 teaspoons of ground cardamom
  • Freshly grated ginger to taste
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup Berkeley Farms DairyPure whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons plain Darjeeling tea
  • 2 teaspoons sugar


In a small bowl, combine cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, ginger and nutmeg. Mix together well. Boil the water and add the spices. Allow them to brew for a good ten minutes. Reduce heat and add the Berkeley Farms DairyPure milk. Reheat, but do not boil. After approximately five minutes, add the tea. Heat, but do not boil. Stir in the sugar. Strain and serve.