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Chai ya Tangawizi (Kenyan Ginger Tea)

Chai ya Tangawizi (Kenyan Ginger Tea)

Servings 4 servings


  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons loose leaf Kenyan black tea
  • 2 inches fresh ginger peeled and sliced
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 6 cardamom pods crushed
  • 6 cloves crushed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3-4 cups milk


  • In a deep saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Reduce heat to low and add the tea, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, and sugar. Simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Stir in the milk and continue to simmer for another 2 minutes. Pour through a fine mesh sieve and serve hot.