We have no secrets but we do have a secret tea recipe to win hearts! Popularly known as Masala Chai, it is a blend of spices, herbs, tea and milk that gives it an unforgettable aroma and refreshing taste. It's just perfect for your evening cuppa!
Made in India, this tea is made by brewing black tea with a blend of exciting spices. For starters, you can buy Darjeeling Black Tea or Assam Black Tea online from Goodwyn. No compromises on quality, brew only the best.
The ingredients in this recipe are all natural and are known for their healing powers. Masala Tea is prepared with milk but if you prefer to drink it without milk, then replace the milk portion with water. Simple, isn’t it.
Though, we're outlining the recipe in an easy manner, no two recipes are alike. You will come across countless ways to make Masala Tea. For first timers, there is no other way better than what we suggest but for experts, we encourage you to invent your own recipe by customizing the blend that suits your personal taste.
For instance, if you prefer strong tea then add more Darjeeling Black Tea leaves. You can also substitute Darjeeling Black Tea with Assam Black Tea. If you are suffering with cold, you may like to add an additional teaspoon of grated ginger and pepper powder. For those down with fever, a small portion of turmeric will help you come back to life.
Sky is the limit for preparing this simple and easy recipe. Follow our base recipe and make one on your own.
So, here is the spicy, aromatic hot Masala Tea recipe.
2 tablespoon of Darjeeling black tea
1 piece of cinnamon stick, typically an inch long
1 tablespoon of grated ginger
3 whole cloves
Half tablespoon of pepper powder
2 whole cardamom pods
2 threads of saffron
1 cup of water
2 tablespoons of sugar
1 cup of whole milk
Couple of Spoons
1 Saucepan with lid
- Place the saucepan on the cooking gas stove and boil water in it.
- Add two table spoons of Darjeeling black tea/Black Assam tea. Add all the ingredients in the saucepan and allow the tea to brew. Stir once.
- Add milk and sugar in the saucepan and allow the entire mixture to boil. Stir the blend.
- Turn off the gas stove after the mixture boils for a one minute. Place the lid for 2 minutes and your Masala tea is ready.
- Strain tea in a tea pot or directly in a tea cup and serve with biscuits.
Hope you enjoy sipping your hand-made Masala Tea to the core. For an alternative, taste the awesome Masala Chai Online from Goodwyn Tea.