Chai Masala Powder is a mixture of aromatic Indian spices used to prepare authentic Indian tea “Masala Chai”. Each spice brings a unique flavor to the chai making it one of the most popular beverages worldwide. Spices used in the aromatic Chai Masala have a lot of health benefits. There is no fixed recipe to make masala chai. Almost every household in India will have their own way to make it and here I am sharing my version.
Simple and aromatic masala chai tea powder recipe with step by step photos and video.
- 1 tbsp Peppercorn
- 1 inch Dried Ginger
- 2 tbsp Green Cardamom/ Elachi
- 2 inch Cassia bark/ dalchini
- 1 tsp Cloves
- 1 cup Water
- 1/3 cup Milk
- 1 Teabag
- as required Sugar
First use mortar – pestle to crush dry ginger.
Store in an air tight container.
Use around ¼ tsp Chai Masala powder to make mildly spiced Indian Masala Chai/Masala Tea.
Heat water and Chai Masala Powder until it comes to the boil. Reduce the heat and boil on low to medium heat for 10 minutes.
Now add tea bag, sugar, milk and
Let it brew for a couple of minutes or longer if you prefer strong chai.
Strain and enjoy hot and mildly spiced Masala Chai....
Chai Masala powder can be stored for nearly 5 months in an air tight container at room temperature.
Add little more Chai masala powder while preparing Masala Chai if you prefer extra spicy chai.
Be careful while brewing as the milk can easily rise and spill over.
Adjust sugar as per your taste.
Add or reduce chai masala powder as per your preferred spice levels.
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