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Tea Tuesday: Meet The Chai Wallahs Of India
Chai is made with different spices including ginger, cardamom,
cloves and black pepper. The type of milk used may also vary
depending on the area. This tea vendor in Rajasthan uses camel
Courtesy of Zach Marks and Resham Gellatly
On virtually every other street corner, in every city or town or village in India, there is a chai wallah — a tea vendor who supplies the piping hot, milky brew that fuels the country.
And because everybody — politicians, rickshaw drivers, schoolteachers — needs a daily cuppa, chai wallahs get to meet people from every walk of life.
The rest at NPR.
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