How to make Masala Chai -

Nothing like a cup of hot masala chai to rejuvenate you after an exhausting and hot day at work. Originating in the Indian subcontinent, the beverage has gained worldwide popularity, becoming a feature in many coffee and tea houses. Go ahead give it a try

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

Masala Chai

Masala Chai 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Masala Chai Recipe

  • Tea leaves 4 teaspoon

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Sugar 4 teaspoon

  • Green cardamom 3

  • Ginger 1 inch


Step 1

Boil 1½ cups water in a non-stick pan. Pour about a cup of water into an individual tea cup and set aside.

Step 2

Heat ½ cup water in another non-stick pan. Crush ginger and add. Crush green cardamoms and add.

Step 3

Add sugar and bring to a boil.

Step 4

Add tea leaves and mix well. Boil again for a minute.

Step 5

Add milk and bring again to a boil.

Step 6

Discard the water from the tea cup and strain the masala chai into it. Serve hot.

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