masala chai recipe
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masala chai recipe, masala tea recipe

A quick and healthy chai recipe made using masala tea powder in milk and water.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Asiya

Ingredients

To make masala tea powder:

  • 2 pieces of dry ginger/sonth
  • 5-6 cloves/loung
  • 4-5 small pieces of cardamoms/elaichi
  • 2-3 small pieces of cinnamon/dalchini
  • 5-6 black pepper corns/kali mirch

To make masala chai:

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tsp masala tea powder
  • 3 tsps tea powder/chai ki patti any brand
  • 1 cup milk
  • sugar as per taste

Instructions

Step 1(making of masala tea powder):

  • In a mini blending jar or grinding jar, add dry ginger and grind it into fine powder, now add cloves, cardamoms, cinnamon, kali mirch, grind it into a fine powder.
  • Store this powder in an air tight container and use it while making masala chai.

Step 2 (How to make masala chai at home):

  • Take a sauce pan, into it add water.
  • Add the spiced masala tea powder, bring it to boil.
  • Add the normal tea powder and let it simmer and boil for few minutes on low flame.
  • Add milk into it.
  • Add sugar as per taste and simmer on low flame for few minutes until it comes to a boil.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Strain the chai into tea cups.
  • Serve hot hot tea with biscuits.

Notes

1. To make a strong tea, increase the quantity of basic tea powder while making tea.
2. Once can even skip sugar and have it as a sugar free chai.
3. Drink this tea often to enjoy its health benefits.
4. One can increase or reduce the quantity of milk and water as per requirement such as instead of adding 2 cups water and 1 cup milk, we can add 2 cups milk and 1 cup water.
5. One can increase or decrease the quantity of spices as per choice such as if one loves lots of dry ginger then add more of dry ginger and lessen other spices.
5. Sweetness of sugar can be increased or decreased as per taste.
6. If one is an expert in making tea then, add all the ingredients as per requirement and approximately.

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal