Bring to boil:

  • 6 c. water
  • 1/3 c. milk

Add:

  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 6 green cardamoms
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 12 black peppercorns
  • 12 t. sugar

Turn off heat, cover and set for 10 minutes.

Add 6 heaping teaspoons of black leaf tea.  Bring to a second boil, and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.

Strain and serve.