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, this invigorating Afghani Chai may be either steeped or traditionally boiled in water with milk. (Add a handful of chopped fresh ginger for additional heat, and sweeten to taste.) Fragrant and seductive, our 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, and organic spices 

Brewing Instructions (Regular Steeping):

Quantity:  1 teaspoon per 8oz/250ml of water

Water temperature:  205ºF/95ºC • Bring cold, fresh spring water to a boil. Remove from heat, set aside 30 seconds, and 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) and 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