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Indian Masala Chai (Spiced Tea)

Spiced with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves, this classic Indian Masala Chai (Spiced Tea) is the best start to a chilly fall morning! Pair it with some biscuits or a small pastry for a super relaxing morning!

Spiced with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves, this classic Masala Chai is the best start to a chilly fall morning! Pair it with some biscuits or a small pastry for a super relaxing morning!

Masala chai has been a morning staple for me for as long as I can remember. With gingery, and spicy notes, what’s there not to love?

Perfect to start off your day or as an evening pick-me-up, this Masala Chai is a super flavorful drink that’ll warm up your insides! Try it this fall season and enjoy the chilly weather with a sip of the most perfect chai!

Spiced with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves, this classic Indian Masala Chai (Spiced Tea) is the best start to a chilly fall morning! Pair it with some biscuits or a small pastry for a super relaxing morning!

Spiced with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves, this classic Indian Masala Chai (Spiced Tea) is the best start to a chilly fall morning! Pair it with some biscuits or a small pastry for a super relaxing morning!

Spiced with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves, this classic Indian Masala Chai (Spiced Tea) is the best start to a chilly fall morning! Pair it with some biscuits or a small pastry for a super relaxing morning!

WATCH HOW TO MAKE INDIAN MASALA CHAI TEA:
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Spiced with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves, this classic Indian Masala Chai (Spiced Tea) is the best start to a chilly fall morning! Pair it with some biscuits or a small pastry for a super relaxing morning!
Indian Masala Chai (Spiced Tea)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
 

Spiced with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves, this classic Indian Masala Chai is the best start to a chilly fall morning! Pair it with some biscuits or a small pastry for a super relaxing morning!

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Custom Category: Drinks
Servings: 2 cups
Calories: 118 kcal
Author: Nidhi Bothra
Ingredients
Homemade Chai Masala:
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 7-8 cloves
  • 3 tbsp cardamom pods
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 tbsp dry ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 tsp saffron , optional
  • 8-10 dried tulsi (holy basil) leaves , optional
Chai (Tea):
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup milk , adjust according to taste
  • 1/2 tsp chai masala
  • 1 tbsp tea leaves
  • 2 tsp powdered jaggery , or sugar
Instructions
  1. Lightly roast the whole spices in a dry pan on low heat until they become fragrant, about a minute. Once you turn off the heat, add in the ginger powder and tulsi and let sit for 2 minutes in the warm pan to help release the flavors. Transfer this to a blender, add the saffron, and blend until it become a fine powder. Keep this in an airtight container.

  2. In a medium saucepan, heat the water for 1-2 minutes and in the chai spice. Simmer for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.
  3. Add in your milk and sweetener and simmer for another few minutes. Add in your tea leaves and boil till you achieve your desired color. Strain the tea and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Indian Masala Chai (Spiced Tea)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 9mg3%
Sodium 70mg3%
Potassium 355mg10%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 148IU3%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 256mg26%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Spiced with cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves, this classic Indian Masala Chai (Spiced Tea) is the best start to a chilly fall morning! Pair it with some biscuits or a small pastry for a super relaxing morning!

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5 Comments

    • Nidhi Bothra says

      Thank you so much for your beautiful compliments always means a lot!!❤️

  1. Anonymous says

    Looks awesome. How much of the spice do you normally need for 2 cups of tea?

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