Chai Tea Kit

Experience an authentic taste of India with this aromatic chai tea set.
created by

Julie Pedersen

$35.00

Julie Pedersen created by

Julie Pedersen

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Sip of India

In India, "chai wallahs" are tea vendors who set up shop along sidewalks and street corners. They take pride in their tea, often adding unique bits of spices to create a signature blend. Gathered from exotic markets, this beautiful collection of organic and fair-trade spices creates authentic chai flavor and a taste of India from your own home. Feel your body and spirit relax as you steep in the flavors of star anise, whole cardamom pods, whole cloves, Ceylon cinnamon, and Ceylon tea. A detailed recipe is included for novice chai brewers, or you can create your own signature mix. Simply mix and match to find your perfect combination, and you'll be on your way to discovering your inner chai wallah. Each pot of tea yields a serving for two. Assembled by Julie Pedersen in Montreal, Canada.

Julie Pedersen

created by

Julie Pedersen

location

Canada

“I like to imagine people taking the ingredients I provide as a starting point and adding their own special twist that makes it uniquely theirs.”

Anyone who has the pleasure of meeting Julie Pedersen can expect some deep culinary conversation. “I’m always looking for new ideas, and some of the best come from engaging people in conversation and listening to them talk about food and their memories associated with it,” says the Canadian artist. When she needs further inspiration, “I usually turn to my cookbook library,” she shares. A food lover and designer with a background in marketing and advertising, Julie considers her creative efforts validated when a customer connects with one of her products: “I once had a person tell me that when they opened up a chai kit, the aroma reminded them so much of the chai they used to drink in India that it brought tears to their eyes.”

Measurements
Each ingredient tin: 0.9" H x 2" Dia; Kit: 6.5" L x 8.6" W x 1" H
Ingredients
Notes
Each kits yields approximately 12 pots of tea.

Ingredients:
- Cardamom
- Star Anise
- Cloves
- Earl Grey Tea
- Ceylon Cinnamon
- Ceylon Pekoe Tea
- Black Peppercorns

Ingredients may have come into contact with nuts and soy.
Item ID
23884

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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UncommonGoodsChai Tea Kit
 
4.7

(based on 53 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good variety (29)
  • Stores easily (23)
  • Easy to use (22)
  • Lasting fun (14)
  • Easy to prepare (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gift (6)
  • Long term use (6)
  • Entertaining (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality oriented (16), Parent (10), Budget shopper (8), Foodie (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (39)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (66), No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Everything I Wanted and More!

Very beautifully done set. Arrives in a nice metal box and all the tins are sealed with a label above them on the lid to tell you what is what. Very strong scent after...Read complete review

Very beautifully done set. Arrives in a nice metal box and all the tins are sealed with a label above them on the lid to tell you what is what. Very strong scent after taking it out of the package. Makes awesome tea. Totally neat gift for that person in your life that loves chai tea!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Something a little different

Bought this for my son who loves Chai tea. I also bought the herbal set for my niece. The herbal set came with satchels, which this one did not and this one had...Read complete review

Bought this for my son who loves Chai tea. I also bought the herbal set for my niece. The herbal set came with satchels, which this one did not and this one had 6 jars of already made tea (like earl gray), so not as much pure ingredients. Did not like it as much as herbal. Maybe if I had not gotten both, I would not be able to compare, and it would have been fine.

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5.0

Thoughtful gift

By 

from Grover Beach, CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

The kit came quckly in plenty of time for Christmas. It is exactly as described and pictured. It looks fun! I have wrapped and delivered it and expect it to be well received.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes
 
5.0

Wonderful Product

By 

from Fitchburg, MA

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

When I saw this item on your website I bought it without a second thought. My best friends wedding is coming up and I knew it would be the perfect gift for her bridal shower. The box came and it smelled AMAZING, I knew right off that the ingredients were great quality. My friend has now called me twice (the shower was last weekend) to tell me how amazing the tea is, and I'm going by this weekend to try it for myself. Great Product.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I BUY THIS SEVERAL TIMES PER YEAR!

By 

from Michigan

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Best quality
  • Easy to use
  • Ingredients are fresh
  • Make custom drinks
  • Make your own recipe

Cons

  • There are no Cons

Best Uses

    Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

    I've given this Chai Tea Kit as a birthday gift, a Christmas gift, hostess gift, and I've also purchased it for myself after hearing how much my recipients loved it! It has several types of loose tea along with some fresh and fragrant spices like star anise, whole cloves, and cinnamon. The directions and suggestions are helpful. I usually simmer the spices in one saucepan and warm the milk in another. Sometimes I use a little honey or maple syrup to sweeten and other times a teaspoon of molasses fits the bill. But no matter how you make it, it's always absolutely delicious!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Nice gift

    By 

    from Dallas, Texas

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

    A gift for someone who likes Chai

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Tea time

    By 

    from Warwick, RI

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

    This makes a wonderful tea. It would be nice to be able to purchase the individual items when they run out. Like the tea, peppercorn, cloves, etc. Rather than buy the whole kit.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Excellent Gift

    By 

    from Baltimore, MD

    About Me Foodie

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Prepare
    • Well Packaged

    Cons

    • Smaller than expected

    Best Uses

    • Entertaining
    • Gift

    Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

    The packaging is quite nice and the gift was well received. It seemed a little smaller in person than expected, however.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Loved it

    By 

    from New Jersey

    About Me Simple Tastes

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Prepare
    • Flavorful
    • Good Value
    • Well Packaged

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Add Flavor
      • Anytime

      Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

      I bought this kit for my Mom because we like to make chai tea together, but she has a hard time finding some of the spices. She absolutely loved this kit and the tea tastes great!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      i would purchase this item again.

      By 

      from trenton, Michigan

      Pros

      • Easy To Prepare
      • Flavorful
      • Good Value
      • Well Packaged

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

          Purchased this item as a Christmas gift for son's girlfriend. "she loved it, seriously cool gift, never seen anything like it"! Thanks Uncommongoods :).

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Something a little different

          By 

          from New york

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Prepare
          • Flavorful

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Add Flavor

            Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

            Bought this for my son who loves Chai tea. I also bought the herbal set for my niece. The herbal set came with satchels, which this one did not and this one had 6 jars of already made tea (like earl gray), so not as much pure ingredients. Did not like it as much as herbal. Maybe if I had not gotten both, I would not be able to compare, and it would have been fine.

            Service and delivery comments:

            tin was damaged when received, looked liked it had been bent/dented

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great gift! Well received!

            By 

            from Asia

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Prepare
            • Flavorful
            • Well Packaged

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about UncommonGoods Chai Tea Kit:

                Our daughter grew up in Asia and loves tea! Especially chai!
                She is in the States in college now.
                She loved this set and has been sharing with her roommates. Great idea and presentation!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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