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Adeni Tea or Arabic Shai

 

 

 

Arabic Tea is popular throughout the Arab world and it is usually served very sweet in a small glass, about 4 ounces. It's common to have with breakfast, dinner, or afternoon tea. Some people don't like to put in too many spices so that's totally up to you. But the one spice which is almost always used is cardamom and I recommened it because it has such a lovely smell.

Ingredients

About 3 cups of water
2 teaspoons loose tea (or 2 tea bags)
About 6 ounces of evaporated milk or to taste - Unsweetened
sugar to taste (I used 1/4 cup)
5-10 cardamom pods, crushed
3-4 whole cloves - optional
1/8 tsp. cinnamon - optional
1/8 tsp. nutmeg - optional

How to make

1. First heat the water, spices, milk and sugar in a tea kettle over medium heat. Boil for approx. 5-10 minutes or until you can start to smell the spices.
2. Then add inthe tea and let it cook for a couple minutes or until the tea turns the color that you like.  (Some prefer to do the other way and put the tea in first then the milk but its really up to you I don't find it makes too much difference).
3. Enjoy!
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