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


  • 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


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!


Anonymous said...

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

Rawsome Gal said...

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