How to make Masala Chai -

Milky and sweet – this spiced tea is India’s favourite beverage!A cup of masala chai is the best thing to come home to. Try this fool proof recipe and impress your friends and family. Indian masala tea is one of the best kinds of chai to enjoy anytime.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Tea Leaves (चाय की पत्ती ), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

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Masala Chai

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Whether it’s a sullen mood or an annoying cold – a cup of piping hot masala chai can cure just about anything. The warmth of spices in this sweet beverage is a hit with people across the country and everybody has their own special chai masala recipe. I always have a box of chai masala handy in the kitchen.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Masala Chai Recipe

  • Tea Leaves 4-6 teaspoon

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Chai masala 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar Free 4 measures

  • For masala

  • Cinnamon 1 inch stick

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Black peppercorns 16

  • Nutmeg grated 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Dry grind all the masala ingredients to a fine powder. Let it cool completely then sieve. Store in an airtight container.

Step 2

Use the masala as and when required to make tea. Boil three cups of water in a pan.

Step 3

Add tea leaves, milk, the powdered masala and Sugar Free and bring the mixture to a boil again. Boil for a couple of minutes. Strain and serve piping hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.