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TEA'S JUST THE TONIC; Healthy YOU; Recipe of the WEEK.

Chai Tonic Tea Serves 1

This chai tea has added spices to boost digestion and your immune system, as well as to calm your mind.


2 black peppercorns 2 green cardamom pods 1 clove, 1/2 a cinnamon stick 1 black teabag or 1 tbsp black loose leaf tea Few slices of fresh ginger root Few slices of fresh turmeric root 120ml water, 120ml milk of choice Sweetener of choice

Method: 1 In a frying pan, dry roast the peppercorns, cardamom pods, clove and cinnamon stick, then lightly crush with a pestle and mortar.

2 Blend the ginger and turmeric with a little water to make a paste.

3 In a saucepan over a medium heat, add the water, ginger and turmeric paste, tea and spices. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 5 mins.

4 Add milk and sweetener. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and strain into a mug.

From Tonic: Delicious & Natural Remedies to Boost Your Health by Tanita de Ruijt (Hardie Grant, PS12.99). Photography (c) Patricia Niven.

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The People (London, England)
Article Type:Recipe
Date:Feb 18, 2018
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