• 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 black tea bags, or 1 tbsp loose black tea
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 6 green cardamom pods
  • ½ tsp black peppercorns
  • 2x3-inch pieces of cinnamon bark
  • Pinch of sea salt


  • Combine all ingredients but the salt in a small sauce pot and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to just higher than medium and keep a low rolling boil for 8-10 minutes, to caramelize the milk and sugar a bit. 
  • Add pinch of salt, taste and adjust sugar as necessary. Strain tea and pour into cups.

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