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Taste Tibet: Family recipes from the Himalayas

By Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa

Published 2022

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This recipe deserves its own space as it’s not just as simple as substituting one milk for another: the balance between milk and water changes when you’re not using dairy. We like to use oat milk, but almond milk works fine as well, or feel free to experiment with your own milk alternative of choice.


  • 1 tea bag – we use English breakfast, and are fans of Yorkshire Tea
  • 3 green cardamom pods
  • 2.5


Bring 100 ml ( fl oz) of water to the boil in a saucepan and add the tea bag.

Place the cardamom pods on a board. Cupping your non-dominant hand around the pods to keep them from flying around, l