Ancient India was one of the earliest issuers of coins in the world, along with the Chinese wen and Lydian staters.
What is Indian tea made of?
But the traditional ingredients of a spiced tea usually include black tea mixed with strong spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, ginger, and black peppercorns. The spiced tea is typically brewed strong with milk and sweetened with sugar or honey.
Is Indian tea black tea?
Collection: Indian Tea
Indian tea traditionally included a variety of black teas, made from both main varietals of the tea plant. The Assam varietal (Camellia sinensis assamica), comprises most Indian teas, with the exception of Darjeeling, which is made from the China varietal (Camellia sinensis sinensis).
What kind of tea is Char?
“Char” has come a long way in the three hundred years since the term was first used for the earliest imported green tea.
Is chai Chinese or Indian?
Origin of Chai: Indian Chai vs Chinese Chai
Tea originally came to India from China. It’s worth noting that chai dates back somewhere between over 5000 – 9000 years and was created for use in Ayurveda, a traditional medical practice where spices and herbs are used for healing purposes.