8 cardamom pods
4 sticks cinnamon
4 star anise
½ cup loose black tea leaves
1 heaped tsp manuka honey per serving
Place the cardamom, cinnamon and star anise in a mortar and pestle and crush. Stir through tea leaves. This mixture can be stored in an airtight container.
Steep 1-2 tablespoons of the tea mixture in 3 tablespoons of boiling water. Remove the chai mixture, top up with milk and stir through a teaspoon of manuka honey.