Day: February 20, 2021

Tamal Ray’s recipe for chai-spiced mousse with caramelised pecans | Food

I became slightly obsessed with masala chai, that heady Indian infusion of spices and tea leaves, when I was backpacking through India, and especially those tiny clay cups of heavily sweetened tea that were served on trains. Now I always have a ready supply of spices on hand to make my own at home, but why stick to just tea when there are puddings to be made, too?

Chai-spiced mousse with caramelised pecans

If you end up overwhipping the cream before adding it to the custard, just stir through a little more fresh cream until the mix is liquid again.

Prep 20 min
Infuse 1-2 hr
Cook 25 min
Chill 4 hr
Makes 6

For the mousse
250ml whole milk
5 black peppercorns
1 10g cinnamon stick
5 cloves
5 green cardamom pods

5g fresh ginger
70g dark muscovado sugar
3 large egg yolks
3
gelatine leaves, soaked

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