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Chai Masala (Indian Spiced Tea)

Chai tea, both nutritious and delicious, is famous all over India!

Serves: 2 cups

Chai Masala (Indian Spiced Tea)


This simple recipe allows you to enjoy a cup of traditional Indian Chai Tea with the minimum of fuss. Originally used as a medicine, Chai is the result of infusing fresh spices with Black Tea with a mix of fresh spices, adding milk and sugar to improve the taste. This mix is claimed to aid digestion, calm an upset stomach, lower blood pressure and aid in weight loss!

  1. For best results , crush the contents of the sachet in a pestle and mortar first.
  2. Empty pack into a pan with 750ml of water and bring to the boil.
  3. Drop to a low heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Add 320ml of milk and continue to heat until it starts to simmer again.
  5. Add 4 teabags or 4 tsp of black tea and remover from the heat.
  6. Leave to brew for a further 2 minutes.
  7. Strain through a muslin cloth to remove any whole spices (optional) and serve immediately.