Hot Indian Milk Drink
1/2 liter of your favorite unflavored soya milk (thicker is better)
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground allspice (optional)
1 tsp sweetener (your choice, I use raw sugar - you can also use more or less)
One of the things I was missing sorely was something a friend of mine introduced me to many many years ago, and which he called Indian milk. This was simply a hot milk drink, not unlike hot cocoa, but with an indian twist. I don't think the recipe has ANY authenticity, and I don't even know where it came from, or if indeed it has anything to do with India, but it IS delicious, especially after any outdoor activity (I just LOVE that drink after going skating!). So recently I made the jump and tried it with soya milk, and it came out even better than the original!
In a large cooking pot (at least twice the size needed to contain your soya milk), mix everything together and heat on high while stirring constantly. Bring to a boil (remember to stir constantly!), and the concoction will froth up. Remove from heat, let the froth subside, and repeat this cycle three more times. This is why your pot has to be bigger: the frothing would cause a major spill if you used a smaller pot. Serve and drink while hot.