We want to assure you that nut milk sounds bad but tastes rad. Here are some combinations of chai and plant-based milk.
Oat milk is slightly sweet, with a medium consistency. Though it is higher in calories because of higher carbohydrates and sugars than almond milk or soy milk, it has more protein and fiber than most plant-based milk. This helps regulate digestion. This milk may not be the best choice for people with diabetes so if you want to try something with lower sugar and carbs, try using almond milk.
For a special flavor try using rose soy milk or vanilla soy milk for this chai.
Tea'p: Do not confuse coconut milk from the milk section with coconut cream or coconut milk from the cooking section. The milk is usually thinner and comes in milk-like tetra cartons whereas the cooking variant comes in cans.
Compared to other nut kinds of milk, hazelnut milk is heavier in calories and contains lesser protein but it does contain some fibre, which can aid digestion and lower cholesterol. It also has a delicious nutty flavor, which makes it a great choice for the sweet delicious chilled summer masala chai.
This is The Chai Bar Original Blend and you can drink it with any plant-based milk on the market. The chai itself has bold & malty headnotes that won't get easily overpowered by plant-based milk. The full-bodied earthiness and lasting "chai" flavor will shine no matter which milk you add. With Astitva, you can try-
Nutritionally, almond milk has fewer calories and much less protein than soy or oat milk. The small amount of fat in almond milk is healthy unsaturated fat. Almond milk is easy to make at home, it is a good source of calcium and contains powerful antioxidants.
Like most plant-based milk, it has a slightly nutty taste. "A single glass of hemp milk can provide 50% of the recommended daily intake of alpha-linolenic acid, the omega-3 fatty acid, which helps support good heart and brain function."
This nut and gluten-free milk is unlikely to cause food allergies. It has a naturally sweet taste and low calories from carbohydrates it has very little protein and fat too. It is rather thin milk so it needs a fair amount of boiling with chai, you might want to start off with lesser water than you usually would and pour in this milk sooner in the chai making process. The milk won't give the chai a thick consistency or add any creaminess. The chai will be sort of between black tea and milk chai.
This milk is great for cooking curries, baking, and dessert. It is a good choice for people with diabetes because it has unsaturated fat. However this milk is thicker and the heat of chai making causes it to acquire a unique texture that might feel too different, so if you opt for cashew milk, we would encourage you to add it to an iced chai like Sugrisma or Mangalyam chilled chai (Checkout the CHILLED CHAI BLOG POST)
NO MOO BREW TEA'PS:
- Make sure to try different plant-based milk with different kinds of chai for at least a solid three tries, remember this is not a copy of animal milk it is a plant-based replacement.
- Since making chai involves bringing the milk and water mixture to boil, try to add a tablespoon of cold water to your pot of boiling chai and slowly pour in your plant-based milk. We have found this prevents it from separating
- Usually, the quantity of loose tea needed reduces with vegan chai so go easy on the chai.
- If you're watching sugar make sure to read the label and pick up the unsweetened vegan milk.
Overall, plant-based milk is better for the sake of your health, the environment, and COWS. Amoosed by the health benefits of some of these vegan milk options? A dairy-free lifestyle has the power to make you feel fantastic, increase energy, decrease bloating, improve digestion, clear out your skin, and much more. So try the 7-day dairy-free challenge and share your favorite plant-milk chai recipes below.