430 ml/ ¾ pint water
6 whole cloves
6 green cardamoms, bruised
1 cuinnamon stick, 5 cm/2 inches long, broken up
3 tsps tea leaves or 2 tea bags
Milk and sugar to taste
Place the water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the spices, cover the pan and simmer for 10 minutes. Rinse a teapot with hot water and add the tea leaves or the tea bags. Bring the spiced liquid to the boil again and strain it into the teapot. Brew for 5 minutes and serve with milk and sugar to taste.