No. 18, Afghani Chai

A hand-crafted evocative blend of Organic Assam black tea, organic red poppy flowers, green cardamom, star anise, ginger, clove and black pepper. Invigorating and warming, Afghani Chai may be either steeped or traditionally boiled in water with milk (add a handful of chopped fresh ginger for additional heat, if desired) and sweetened to taste. Fragrant and seductive, chai is perfect to enjoy anytime and makes your home smell utterly divine.


Organic Indian tea, ginger, organic red poppy flowers, green cardamom, star anise, clove, black pepper, organic spices.

Brewing Instructions (Regular Steeping):

Quantity: 1 teaspoon per 8oz/250ml.Water temperature: 205ºF/95ºC. Bring cold, fresh spring water to a boil and set aside for 30 seconds; proceed.

Brewing time: 4-6 minutes.

Infusions: 2 

Brewing Instructions (To Boil):

Apply the same quantity as you would with regular steeping. Bring water to boil. Add tea (and fresh ginger), boil for 3 minutes. Add milk and boil for an additional 2 minutes. Strain and add sweetener.

Package Style, Weight:

Atelier Bag, 3.5oz./100g; Bellocq Box, 3.5oz./100g; Traveler Caddy, 4 3/4" Tall, 4.5oz./128g; Connoisseur Caddy, 6" Tall, 15oz./426g