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Masala tea recipe

Masala tea recipe a spiced and flavourful tea perfect for this weather
Course Drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Author Sharmilee J


  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1.5 tsp tea powder
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 inch ginger
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon
  • 2 nos cardamom
  • 1 no clove


  • To a hand mortar and pestle add ginger crush it roughly transfer to a plate and then add cardamom crush it roughly set aside.
  • To  a sauce pan add water - add cinnamon,crushed ginger and cardamom.
  • Add clove,tea powder and let it boil in low flame.
  • Boil until it reduces to almost half.Now add milk to it.
  • Add sugar and let it come to a rolling boil.
  • Mix well simmer for 2 mins.Then strain, froth well and serve hot.
  • Serve hot!


  • Let the decotion be thick to get thick masala chai
  • If you want your tea to be a little thin then reduce milk to 1/2 cup.
  • Use freshly crushed ginger,cardamom for more flavour.
  • Add milk only after the tea concotion is boiled well.