Masala Chai Or Masala Tea

Masala Chai Or Masala Tea

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Curling your fingers around a steaming hot cup of Masala Chai, slowly sipping the invigoratingly flavoured and aromatic beverage, is like spending quality time with a friend! It can soothe you when you are unwell, rejuvenate you when you are tired, and revive your spirits when you are bored. Turn to this recipe, to learn the perfect way of brewing this magic potion, with the right proportions of chai masala, ginger and other peppy ingredients. Savour the Masala Tea hot and fresh, and avoid reheating it, because that makes tea slightly bitter.

Masala Chai Or Masala Tea recipe - How to make Masala Chai Or Masala Tea

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 7 cups.
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1/2 tsp chai masala
2 tbsp tea powder
4 tbsp sugar
2 lemon grass stalks , each cut into 50 mm. (”) pieces
1/2 tsp crushed ginger (adrak)
2 cups milk

  1. Combine 2 cups of water, tea powder, sugar, lemongrass, ginger and chai masala in a non-stick saucepan and boil on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the milk, mix well and bring to 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 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally if required.
  3. Strain immediately using a strainer and discard the tea powder mixture.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy105 cal
Protein2.5 g
Carbohydrates12.2 g
Fiber0 g
Fat3.7 g
Cholesterol9.1 mg
Sodium10.9 mg
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Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
 on 02 Mar 18 03:02 PM

any kind of banana mocktail please advice
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
 on 12 Aug 17 02:30 PM

Is tea powder available in Asian grocers or do you simply grind up tea leaves?
Tarla Dalal
14 Aug 17 08:33 AM
   Hi, Tea powder is available everywhere...
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
 on 23 Jul 17 12:47 AM

Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
 on 11 Mar 17 09:14 PM

what if we dont have lemon grass?
Tarla Dalal
14 Mar 17 08:42 AM
   Hi Jyoti, If you do not have lemongrass omit it, but lemongrass does give it a nice taste and is available everywhere.
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
 on 17 Feb 16 02:18 PM

2 cups of milk and water each can it make 7 vups
Tarla Dalal
17 Feb 16 03:39 PM
   Hi Gomathy, This recipe makes 7 medium sized cups. Do try the recipe and let us know how it turned out. Happy Cooking !!
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
 on 22 Dec 15 04:56 PM

I always tried but couldnt get a perfect tea. Thanks to this recipe that i could make a perfect tea. The lemon grass and tea masala are 2 ingredients which enhances the flavour of this tea. It is just perfectly delicious.