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Adrakwali Chai/Indian Ginger Tea

Adrakwali Chai/Indian Ginger Tea

Adrakwali Chai Recipe | How to make the best Indian Ginger Tea
5 from 14 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Beverages
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 Cups


  • Sauce Pan
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Measuring Cups
  • Vegetable Grater/Mortar and Pestle


  • 1" Fresh Ginger Piece see notes
  • 1 Cup Water
  • ¾ Cup Milk
  • 2 tsp Loose Tea Leaves or 2 tea bags
  • 2 tsp Raw Cane Sugar see notes
  • ¼ tsp Fresh Black Pepper Powder


  • Take a clean and dirt free ginger piece.
  • Peel it lightly using a knife.
  • Grate it or crush it coarsely using a mortar and pestle.
  • In a saucepan add 1 Cup water, keep it over medium flame.
  • Add grated or crushed ginger.
  • Let the water boil for a minute.
  • Now lower the flame and add tea leaves or tea bags and let it brew for another 1 min.
  • Now add milk and sugar, increase the flame and let the tea come to boil, then lower the flame.
  • Cook it for another 1 min and then strain using a tea strainer.
  • Serve hot with cookies or snacks of your choice.


Use fresh ginger. Avoid adding dry ginger powder as renders a different taste to tea.
Add sweetener as per your taste. You can add any raw sugar like raw cane sugar, jaggery or coconut palm sugar.
Increase or decrease amount of milk as per your liking.
Keyword Adrakwali Chai, Indian Ginger Tea