Turmeric Chai Latte

Turmeric Chai Latte


2 cups water
1/2 cup chopped fresh turmeric
1 tablespoon chopped peeled fresh ginger
1 tablespoon cardamom pods
2 teaspoons whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick
2 orange pekoe tea bags
2 tablespoons honey
2 cups steamed whole milk
Ground turmeric (optional)

How to Make It

Bring water, chopped turmeric, ginger, cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon stick to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add tea bags; let stand 10 minutes. Pour through a fine-mesh strainer into a bowl; discard solids. Stir in honey.
Pour steamed milk evenly into 4 glasses. Pour 1/4 cup tea mixture into each glass. Sprinkle with ground turmeric, if desired.