How to make Chai Cheesecake -

Interesting innovative recipe of a cheesecake for all the chai lovers

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tea leaves (chai), Cream cheese (क्रीम चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Desserts

Chai Cheesecake

Chai Cheesecake Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 4-5 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Chai Cheesecake Recipe

  • Tea leaves (chai) 3 tablespoons

  • Cream cheese 100 grams

  • Ginger biscuits , crushed 10-12 + for garnish

  • Gelatin 1 tablespoon

  • Whipped cream 150 grams

  • Honey 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Milk 2 tablespoons

  • Melted butter 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Take gelatin in a small bowl, add 4 teaspoons hot water, mix and set aside to bloom.

Step 2

Take cream cheese in a mixing bowl, add whipped cream and fold in well. Add honey, mix well and set aside.

Step 3

To make tea, heat ¾ cup water in a non-stick pan, add tea leaves and green cardamoms, mix and bring the mixture to a boil. Add milk, mix and bring the mixture to a boil once again. Remove from heat, cool slightly and strain into a bowl through a strainer pressing the residue to extract all the flavour. Let it cool completely.

Step 4

Add tea to the cream mixture and mix well. Add bloomed gelatin, mix well and set aside.

Step 5

Take crushed biscuits in another bowl, add melted butter and mix well.

Step 6

Divide the biscuit mixture equally into cutting chai glasses and press. Top with chai-cream mixture and tap lightly so that no air bubbles remain and the surface is evened.

Step 7

Keep the glasses in the refrigerator to set for 3-4 hours

Step 8

Halve some biscuits and place one half in each glass and serve immediately.

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