Rooibos Chai
25 mins (prep 5, cooking 20)
9 ingredients
4 servings
Rooibos leaves, which are grown in South Africa, resemble tea leaves but come from a different plant and don't have any tannins. They have recently made an appearance on store shelves here. You can substitute black tea in this recipe; add it during the last 5 minutes of simmering.

Categories:  <-30-mins , easy , 3-steps-or-less , african , south-african , taste~mood , beverages , vegetarian , brunch , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (248.77 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 38.34 Calories from Fat 2.34
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.26g 1.62%
Saturated Fat 0.05g 0.93%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 12.06mg 2.01%
Total Carbohydrate 9.57g 12.76%
Dietary Fiber 0.94 g 15.11%
Sugars 7.4 g %
Protein 0.31g 2.48%
Vitamin A 1.2IU% Vitamin C 0.52mg%
Calcium 21.35mg% Iron 0.44mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cinnamon sticks, fresh ginger, whole black peppercorn, black tea leaves