Elaichi Chai (cardamom tea) is one of the main things Bengalis, or people of any country for that matter, cannot live without. The British may have brought it to this part of the continent but we have also learned to add our own flavors and make it the way we want to. There are various ways in which this Elaichi Chai is prepared. Some use ginger and garlic, others tend to use dried herbs. This Elaichi Chai is a very healthy as well as tasty method to prepare tea, Adults love this Elaichi Chai Obviously because of the flavors but also because of its nutrients.

Origin Of Elachi Chai:

In Middle East and Turkey, green cardamon powder is used as a spice for sweet dishes as well as traditional flavoring. In Arabic, cardamom is called “al-Hayl. In South Asia green cardamom is often used in traditional Indian and Pakistani sweets and in tea, or chai, a common ingredient in Pakistani cooking and often in baking.

Elaichi Chai Cure Headaches:

A warm cup of Elaichi Chai can cure headaches and mental pressure within a matter of seconds

Recipe Of Elaichi Chai:

Preparation Time 5 minute
Serving 2-4 people


Water 3 cups
Cardamom (elachi),bruised 12 pods
Milk, thickened 1 cup
Tea leaf 3 1/2 tsp
Sugar 1/4 cup

Instruction For Making:

1.Boil 3 cups of water on medium heat. When bubbling add an the bruised cardamom pods. Heat up and boil for 2 to 3 minutes.

2.Turn the heat to medium again, and then add the tea leaves. Boil for a further 1 minute. Cover and remove from heat. Keep covered for about 50 seconds.

3.Now, pour in the warm milk and add the sugar. If required, add more sugar according to taste. Serve hot.

Digestive Benefits Of Elaichi Chai:

Drinking hot cup of Elaichi Chai can prove excellent for combating common digestive issues such as indigestion, bloating, nausea, heartburn, gas, lack of appetite, constipation and more. this is because cardamom can encourage the secretion of digestive enzymes in the body, which can stimulate appetite and also have a relaxing effect on the muscle of the digestive system. Elachi Chai is often used for digestive issue.

Additional Benefits Of Elaichi Chai:

There are many other ways that Elaichi Chai can help improve you health. In Asia, many herbalists will recommend drinking Elaichi Chai in order to help improve oral health. This is because Elaichi Chai can freshen breath as well as help reduce the amount of bacteria found in the mouth due to its astringent properties. This tea also has diuretic properties, meaning that it helps encourage the flow of urine through the body. This is excellent for cleansing and supporting the urinary tract by helping to keep it flushed of unwanted toxins.

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