Homemade mango chai latte (for home and office)
Completely natural and additive free, this chai latte recipe is easy to make both at home and at the office, including frothy milk. It can be made using your favourite tea or herbal infusion, too. My personal favourites include mango, vanilla and blackcurrant teas. And you can adjust the level of sweetness to your own tastes as well.
For the Homemade mango chai latte:
- 1 tea bag of your choice I used Dilmah Mango
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- 1/2 cup milk plus extra 1/8 cup milk for frothing
- 1-2 tsp honey
- 3 cardamom pods crushed
- 2 cloves
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon plus extra
To make the Chai latte:
Place tea bag into a small saucepan and cover with 3/4 cup freshly boiled water. Allow to infuse for 3 minutes.
Add milk, spices, honey and bring to a boil. Turn down the heat and simmer for 3 minutes.
Chai at work:
Keep your whole spices - cloves and cardamom in small zip lock bags. Place all spices in a small tea infuser and allow to soak in your favourite tea for 3-5 minutes. Top with milk and heat in the microwave for an extra 30 seconds if necessary. To make frothy milk, put 1/8 cup of milk in a plastic water bottle and shake, shake, shak for about 10 seconds. Pour into your chai latte and there you have it: frothy milk topping!