Thursday, September 06, 2012

Raw Chai Tea Latte Recipe


Fall is around the corner & with that comes rich fall flavors. One of our favorite things to make is Raw Chai Tea Lattes! This recipe will have you heading for the blender on a regular basis! The combination of ginger, spices & rich nut milk soothes, satisfies & leaves a warming & memorable impression.  
This Indian chai tea recipe is caffeine-free, vegan, and suitable for a raw food diet.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Soak Time: 2 hours

Total Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes

Yield: 4 cups

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups soaked walnuts , almonds or other nuts 
  • 4 cinnamon sticks or 1 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • 2 tablespoons green cardamom pods or 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves or 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns or pinch fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced ginger
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar , liquid stevia , or coconut sugar to taste

Preparation:

Place all of the ingredients except the agave nectar (or natural sweetener) in a blender & blend on high speed for 30 to 40 seconds or until the nuts are thoroughly ground. Pour the mixture through a nut milk bag & squeeze out any remaining liquid.
Rinse the blender and pour the spiced nut milk back into it. Add the agave nectar(or natural sweetener), blend for a few seconds, taste and adjust any of the flavors or sweetener to your liking before serving.
Enjoy your raw food chai latte!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Sounds deeeelicious!!!!
Can't wait to try it.
Thanks for sharing.
Irene

Rawsome Gal said...

No problem Irene :) - I like sprinkling cinnamon & nutmeg on top too !