Spiced Chai Horchata

Spiced Chai Horchata

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Total Time:


1/2 cup Royal Basmati rice

2 tbsp raw almonds

3/4 tsp ground cinnamon

3/4 tsp cardamom seeds

2 whole cloves

¼ tsp ground nutmeg

1/4 tsp ground ginger

3 tbsp dried rose petals (optional)

1/3 cup granulated sugar, or to taste

4 cups cold water


  1. Into a blender add Royal Basmati rice, almonds, ground cinnamon, cardamom seeds, clove, nutmeg, ground ginger, dried rose petals, and sugar. Add 2 cups of water and blend for 40 seconds. Let this mixture sit in the fridge overnight or at least 4 hours at room temperature.
  2. When ready to serve, add in 2 cups of cold water and stir well. Strain the horchata through several layers of cheesecloth or a tea towel. Pour the horchata into a mixture and add ice to cool. Enjoy!