First use mortar – pestle to crush dry ginger.
1 inch Dried Ginger
Now grind peppercorn, green cardamom, cloves, cassia bark along with crushed dry ginger to a coarse powder.
1 Tablespoon Peppercorn, 2 Tablespoon Green Cardamom/ Elachi, 2 inch Cassia bark/ dalchini, 1 Teaspoon Cloves
Store in an air tight container.
Use around ¼ teaspoon chai masala powder to make mildly spiced Indian Masala Chai/Masala Tea.
Heat water and masala chai spice mix until it comes to the boil. Reduce the heat and boil on low to medium heat for 10 minutes.
1 cup Water, ¼ Teaspoon Masala chai spice mix
Now add tea bag, sugar, milk and let it brew for a couple of minutes or longer if you prefer strong chai.
1 Teabag, as required Sugar, ⅓ cup Milk
Strain and enjoy hot and mildly spiced Masala Chai....