How to make Chai Masala -

Soothing and delicious, this can be especially savoured on a rainy day.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Tea leaves (चाय की पत्ती ),

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

Chai Masala

Chai Masala Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chai Masala Recipe

  • Tea leaves 4 teaspoons

  • Black peppercorns 16

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Cloves 4

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Dry ginger 1 teaspoon

  • Milk 2 cups

  • Chai masala 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 4 teaspoons


Step 1

Dry grind all the masala ingredients to a fine powder. Let it cool completely then sieve.

Step 2

Store in an airtight container. Use the masala as and when required to make tea.

Step 3

To make tea, mix milk and two cups of water and bring to a boil. Add tea leaves and chai masala.

Step 4

Let it boil for a minute, add sugar. When it comes to a boil, lower heat and let it simmer for two minutes.

Step 5

Strain and serve piping hot.

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