Masala Chai is an easy, authentic version of the Indian Spiced Tea. Made up from scratch with milk and spices and tea leaves. Combine some exotic flavor into your day with our Spiced Tea Recipe! Every home has its own tea recipe. Based on their personal preference, choice, and taste. Some love strong tea some with extra milk or sugar. Masala Chai is one of the favorite drinks in monsoon and winter. It is also believed that it keeps the body warm and cleans the blocked sinus.
Prep Time 2minutes
Cook Time 10minutes
Total Time 12minutes
Author Punam Paul
3/4cupmilk (दूध)or as desired
2teaspoontea leaves (चाय पत्ती)or as desired
2 to 3teaspoonsugar (चीनी)or as desired
masala for tea
1tablespoongreen cardamom (छोटी इलायची)
2inchcinnamon stick (दालचीनी)
1/4tablespoonfennel seeds (सौंफ)
1/4 to 1/2tablespoonpeppercorns (काली मिर्च के दाने)
1/2piecenutmeg (जायफल)- optional
2petalsstar anise (चक्र फूल)- optional
for making masala
Break open the nutmeg and check worms. Clean all the spices and shell the green cardamoms.
Add all spices to a blender and coarsely grind it.
Store the masala in a sun-dried, airtight jar.
How to Make Spiced Tea
Crush the ginger and keep it aside.
Put water in a saucepan, add crushed ginger, 1/2 teaspoon of chai masala and bring to boil.
When the water starts boiling put tea leaves into it and let the color and essence of tea come in the water.
Stir in the tea leaves and continue to cook over a moderate heat for 2 minutes.
Add the milk and sugar and boil 2-3 minutes, remove from the heat.
Strain in a cup and serve hot along with snacks and/or biscuits
Spiced Tea Recipe by Punam Paul from https://punampaul.com/masala-chai-tea/