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Masala Chai

Masala chai

Masala Chai  is a very simple recipe, but most often we purchase the masala. Learn how to make the spice blend at home.



  • Milk (1 cup)
  • Water (1 cup)
  • Black Pepper(1/2 tsp)
  • Dried Ginger (1/2 inch)
  • Cloves (5-6)
  • Star anise (1/2)
  • Mace (2)
  • Cardamom (8-9 pods)
  • Tea leaves (1/2 tbsp)
  • Sugar as per required


  1. Powder all the spices and keep them aside.
  2. Boil water and milk, add 1 tsp of the powdered spices and bring it to boil.
  3. Add tea leaves into the mixture and simmer it for couple of minutes.
  4. Add sugar as per your taste.
  5. Strain away the tea leaves.

Serve hot cup of Masala tea with Onion & Potato Pakodas