PERFECT MASALA CHAI RECIPE

Masala chai or Indian spiced tea is loved by many and it also makes a great drink for the cold weather. Infused with spices, the tea not only smells and tastes great but also has immunity-building properties. Craving for that hot cup of perfect masala chai? Below is the recipe-

PERFECT MASALA CHAI RECIPE

RECIPE FOR MASALA CHAI:

Main ingredients:

  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoon black tea leaves (we used assam tea )
  • 2 cups milk or non dairy milk
  • sugar or honey to taste

Spices or use a homemade masala chai spice mix >>

  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4-6 green cardamoms pods
  • 1/4 tsp grated fresh ginger
  • 2-4 black peppercorns
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds

OPTIONAL

  1. coriander seeds
  2. nutmeg
  3. vanilla seeds
  4. allspice
  5. bay leaves
  6. Star Anise
PERFECT MASALA CHAI RECIPE

Directions-

In a saucepan, add water and black tea.

Add in all the spices (powder or whole and ginger sliced)and sweetener and let it simmer for around 4-5 minutes until all the flavors are thoroughly infused.

Strain and add in milk. If you like strong tea, add less milk depending on how you like it.

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