Spiced Somalian Tea

Ingredients (7)

  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 crushed cardamom pods
  • 5 crushed cloves
  • 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 4 teaspoons light brown sugar
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Nutritional Information
  • Calories49
  • Fat1.27g
  • Saturated fat0.73g
  • Trans fat0.0g
  • Carbs9.09g
  • Fiber1.0g
  • Sugar7.42g
  • Protein1.1g
  • Cholesterol3.05mg
  • Sodium25.58mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (2 servings) Powered by

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Spiced Somalian Tea

This milky tea laced with spices has a flavor akin to a light chai.

This recipe was featured as part of our Drinks Around the World story.


  1. 1Bring water to a boil in a small saucepan over high heat. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients.
  2. 2Steep for 15 minutes, then strain into 2 (8-ounce) heatproof glasses.
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