First use mortar – pestle to crush dry ginger.
Now grind peppercorn, green cardamom, cloves, cassia bark along with crushed dry ginger to a coarse powder.
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 masala chai spice mix 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....