Masala Chai
Masala Chai
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Dive into the rich and spicy world of Masala Chai! This beverage encapsulates the essence of Indian tradition in a cup, balancing a myriad of flavours and spices that are sure to ignite your senses.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories110kcal
Carbs14g
Fat4g
Saturates2g
Sugars10g
Protein5g
Fibre2g

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Tea Leaves
  • 500 ml Water
  • 250 ml Milk
  • 4-5 Green Cardamom Lightly crushed
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 4-5 Cloves
  • 1 inch Ginger Grated
  • 2-3 tsp Sugar Adjust to taste

Instructions

  • Begin by bringing water to a boil in a small pot.
  • Add crushed cardamom pods, a cinnamon stick, cloves, and freshly grated ginger into the boiling water.
  • Lower the heat to a gentle simmer, cover the pot, and allow the spices to infuse into the water for approximately 5 minutes.
  • Incorporate black tea leaves into the spiced water, steeping them for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour in milk and add sugar, giving the mixture a thorough stir.
  • Allow the chai to achieve a gentle simmer and let it meld for about 5 minutes, allowing the flavours to harmonise.
  • Taste the chai and adjust the sweetness to your preference by adding more sugar if necessary.
  • Once the chai has reached your desired flavour, strain it into cups using a fine mesh strainer.
  • Serve the aromatic and flavourful masala chai while it’s hot.

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