Adrak Chai Recipe - Indian Style Ginger Tea

The Adrak Chai Recipe is an Indian Style Ginger Tea which is very popular across North india. It makes a great tea for winter morning and you can serve it for evenings along with the tea time snacks.

Archana Doshi
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The Adrak Chai Recipe is a spicy and delicious version of the Indian style tea that is flavored with freshly grated ginger. The tea leaves are brewed in water along with ginger and then simmered for a few seconds in milk. 

Adrak chai is served hot and warms your body up especially during monsoons and cold winters. Ginger tea helps clears up your sinus and is a great drink to have when you have sore throat or a cold. It is also good for digestion. 

Serve the Adrak Chai along with a Iyengar Bakery Khara Biscuit for a tea time snack.

Here are  a few more tea time snack that you can have along with your chai : 

  1. Ragi Snacks (Chakli And Kodubale) Recipe
  2. Baked Chevdo Recipe (Chivda Mixture -Tea Time Snack)
  3. Chilled and Spicy Peanut Salad - A Perfect Cocktail Snack

Cuisine: Indian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

0 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

15 M


2 Servings


  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/4 cup Milk , low fat, warmed
  • 1 tablespoons Loose leaf tea , Red Label or Lipton or Assam teas
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • Sugar , to taste

How to make Adrak Chai Recipe - Indian Style Ginger Tea

  1. To begin making the Adrak Chai Recipe - Indian Style Ginger Tea, warm milk and keep aside. 

  2. In a saucepan bring two cups of water and the grated ginger to a boil. Allow it to boil for a few minutes so the water gets flavored with flavours of ginger.

  3. Add in the tea leaves and allow the tea mixture to come to a boil and let it simmer for about a minute.

  4. Turn off the heat, cover the pan and allow the tea to brew for a few minutes. Pour in the warm milk and give the tea a stir.

  5. Using a small strainer filter the adrak chai into individual cups or a teapot. Stir in the sugar to taste.

  6. Serve the Adrak Chai along with a Iyengar Bakery Khara Biscuit for a tea time snack.

Read Hindi version of the same recipe -> अदरक चाय रेसिपी - Adrak Chai Recipe