Thursday, August 20, 2009 at

Darjeeling Chai Oatmeal

Oatmeal cooked with Darjeeling and chai spices.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 3


3 Tablespoons Darjeeling #22
2 1/2 Cups boiling water
3/4 Cup McCann's Steel Cut Quick & Easy Oats
1/4 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 Teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 Teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 Teaspoon ground ginger powder
1/4 Teaspoon sea salt
pinch ground cloves
2 pieces whole star anise
1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup honey (to taste)
Milk for serving

Brew very strong darjeeling #22 with the tea and water, steep less that 5 minutes to avoid bitterness.

Put 2 1/4 cups of the tea in a saucepan, bring to boil and add oatmeal and then spices, stir.

Cover and reduce heat to low, stir occasionally for 5-7 minutes. Add honey to taste.

Serve with plenty of milk!


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