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6 portion(s)


  • 2 cm ginger
  • 5 cm cinnamon stick
  • 4 Peppercorns
  • 3 cloves
  • 3 cardamon pods
  • 1 tbsp tea, rooibos, black (e.g., orange pekoe)
  • 0.25 litres Milk
  • 1 litre water
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place ginger into mixing bowl and dry roast 2-3 min/120 degrees/speed 1.  Allow to cool slightly.

  2. Add cinnamon, peppercorns, cloves and cardamon pods.  Mill 1 minute/speed 9.  Use spatula to push ingredients down to bottom of bowl.

  3. Add tea, milk, water and honey into mixing bowl and cook 9 minutes/80 degrees/speed 1.

  4. Drain tea through fine-meshed sieve into tea cups or heat proof glasses.  Discard contents of sieve.  Serve immediately.


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Adapted from "The Food of India" cookbook, by Priya Wickramasinghe, Carol Selva Rajah, Jason Lowe (Photographer), Alan Benson (Photographer)

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