Fresh Ginger Tea | Inji Tea | Ginger Tea with milk | Ginger Chai

Marriage has taught me all things tea ;-) since my husband is a coffee lover I am so bored over coffee that my morning is never complete without a fragrant tea. A few weeks back I had posted my favorite Cardamom Tea and Sukku Kaapi (Dry Ginger coffee)today I want to share another version of tea which is really soothing and it is Ginger tea. In fact you can do a fusion of Cardamom and Ginger tea for better taste. So with my hot cuppa I am so glad to invite you over for today's post. in my hometown you will find many tea wales selling ginger tea in huge carriers that they transport in cycles and for just a mere Rs4 you will get awesome fresh and piping hot ginger tea.

Ginger is inevitable in Indian cooking. Most Indian recipes call for Ginger/ Garlic paste. But it would not be fair if I don't mention few of the many benefits of Ginger along with this recipe. Ginger has many medicinal properties of which the key benefits are aids digestion, improves immunity, relieves stress, relieves menusural discomfort and nausea, reduces inflammation, increase blood circulation and respiratory disorder to name a few


Recipe - Own
Serves - 4
Prep time - 5 mins
Serving suggestion - hot along with Indian snacks or biscuits


2 cups milk (any fat %)
1/4 cup water
4 tsp of tea powder (I used blue TajMahal)
2 tbsp of chopped and smashed ginger (from 2"inch fresh ginger)
Sugar - 1 tbsp (you can use steavia/ sugarfree)
1 tsp cardamom powder


1.In a milk/saucepan bring water to boil add the tea powder and ginger (mash it using a pestle or rolling pin) let it boil for 2 minutes. 
2. Now add the milk and bring it to boil and add the sugar, cardamom powder. Switch off and strain the tea. 
3. Serve hot along with you favorite snack

Cooks Wisdom

1. Smashing ginger giver more intense flavor, you can use a pestle it a rolling pin to do this
2. I used taj mahal (blue) for tea powder
3. Adding cardamom is optional but it is recommended
4. I have made this tea using 2% milk and you can skip water and make this tea with full milk
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  1. I too just prepared cardamom tea.super tea for super climate.want to finish now itself aks.

  2. Ginger tea looks super delicious and perfect to have during chill evenings.

  3. I want to grab this cup of tea.. love it

  4. Ginger Tea. So refreshing. Love it.

  5. very refreshing and super delicious ginger tea....

  6. Shall I grab this Cup ?? Perfect for cold weather..

  7. Oh pass me a cup please...looks so good..

  8. love it, perfect for this climate :)

  9. That's my fav Priya... It refresh Everyone's mood and makes the day special...

  10. I love ginger tea n it is perfect for the weather here

  11. I love this ginger cardamom flavored tea..this is perfect for the weather rt now...2nd pic is so good and elegant :)

  12. very very flavorful and delicious cup of tea :) perfect fragrant drink for the cold weather !!

  13. I would love to have one too! So warming and soothing.

  14. Such a comforting and soothing drink.. All I need now is cup of this fabulous tea..


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