How To Make Indian Tea Recipe ( Perfect Homemade Chai Recipe)


How To Make Indian Tea Recipe ( Perfect Homemade Chai Recipe)

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Indians like their tea with milk – and that does not mean just adding a spot of milk to the tea after infusion.

Indian Tea or chaai is made by cooking the tea leaves in a mixture of milk and water, till it acquires a rich hue, aroma and flavour.

These three – that is, colour, aroma and taste – set the benchmark for a cuppa. All three need to be perfect for the Indian Tea to be refreshing and enjoyable!

If you like sugar in your tea, it is best to add it while the tea boils because it enriches the colour and aroma too. This recipe tells you how to make Indian Tea, a perfect cup of homemade chaai.

Try other Indian Tea recipes like Elaichi Tea or Masala Chai.

Enjoy how to make Indian Tea recipe with detailed step by step photos below.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 cups
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Ingredients


For Indian Tea
1 tbsp tea powder (chai ki patti)
3/4 cup milk
1 1/2 tbsp sugar

Method
For indian tea

    For indian tea
  1. To make indian tea, combine all the ingredients along with 1½ cups of water in a non-stick saucepan and boil on a medium flame. When the mixture boils till the brim, reduce the flame to slow to prevent it from spilling out and continue to boil for 3 to 4 minutes, while sti
  2. Strain immediately using a strainer and discard the tea powder mixture.
  3. Serve the indian tea immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy136 cal
Protein3.2 g
Carbohydrates15.7 g
Fiber0 g
Fat4.9 g
Cholesterol12 mg
Sodium14.2 mg

Reviews

How To Make Indian Tea Recipe ( Perfect Homemade Chai Recipe)
 on 23 Jul 19 07:06 AM
5

You indicate this recipe for 2cups. However your liquid ingredients Milk 3/4 cup and Water 1/2 cup does not make it to 2cups. Both together is 1/14cup.
Tarla Dalal
23 Jul 19 11:58 AM
   Dear Hemant Thanks for bringing this to our notice. The water in this recipe is 1 1/2 cups, which has been updated. The serving size of 2 cups is thus perfect. To answer your other question, with change in serving size our system makes the changes in the quantity of ingredients only. Proportionate change in any quantity in ingredients, like water, mentioned in the procedure has to be done manually.
How To Make Indian Tea Recipe ( Perfect Homemade Chai Recipe)
 on 21 Jul 19 06:57 AM
5

Just made it and in Instagram tagged you!! With your Chai and ParleG biscuit. Thanks for inspiring to share and tell about this simplest recipe. Added a tingle of freshly ground ginger at the end with one boil and had it. Thank you👏👨‍💻
Tarla Dalal
22 Jul 19 08:58 AM
   Thanks for tagging us on instagram and for your feedback. Happy cooking.
How To Make Indian Tea Recipe ( Perfect Homemade Chai Recipe)
 on 04 Apr 18 03:46 PM
5

Loved it...
How To Make Indian Tea Recipe ( Perfect Homemade Chai Recipe)
 on 19 Mar 18 12:38 PM
5

This Indian Tea recipe is such a basic recipe but yet just perfect in taste,flavour and sweetness...