Chai Syrup

Chai Syrup Recipe
Photo: Andrew Thomas Lee; Styling: Kaitlyn Du Ross
Chai Syrup is a simple syrup made with loose Chai tea leaves and lends sweetness to the Pondicherry Sour cocktail.


Serves 32 (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
Total time: 13 Minutes

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Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 13 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 49
Fat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 12.7 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


5 tablespoons loose-leaf chai tea (such as Rishi)
3 cups boiling water
2 cups sugar


1. Place tea in a medium bowl; stir in 3 cups boiling water. Cover and let stand 6 minutes. Strain tea through a cheesecloth-lined sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Add sugar, stirring until sugar dissolves.

Kellie Thorn,

Cooking Light

November 2013
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