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Gud Ki Chai

Gud Ki Chai

Sneha Paul
Gud ki chai is a traditional Indian tea that is made with jaggery and a few spices.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people


  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1.5 cup water
  • 1.5 tbsp tea leaves
  • 5 black peppercorns or sabut kali mirch
  • 2 green cardamoms or choti elaichi
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds or saunf
  • 2-3 tsp sugarcane jaggery or gud grated


  • In a mortar and pestle, add black peppercorns, green cardamoms and fennel seeds. Crush the spices coarsely. Keep it aside.
  • Pour water into a saucepan. Heat it over a medium flame/temperature. Once it comes to a boil, add the crushed spices and tea leaves.
  • Lower the flame/heat and cover it with a lid. Allow it to simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Uncover and pour milk. Bring it to a boil over a medium flame or heat.
  • Lower the flame/heat and allow it to simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the grated jaggery into the saucepan. Give it a good mix. Bring it to a simmer over low flame/heat. Then turn the heat off.
  • Strain the tea, then pour it into teacups. Serve hot with mathris or biscuits.


Note: If you are scared that the gur might curdle the milk, then add it with the crushed spices and tea leaves.
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