Masala Chai | Black Tea
The bold and spicy character of Indian Masala Chai - full-bodied, aromatic, and intense.
Chai, or more accurately Masala Chai, is a traditional Indian way of doing black tea. It consists of Indian black tea, Indian spices, milk, and a sweetener. There are an infinite number of chai recipes in India and it seems every family has their own recipe.
The steeping suggestions are just a starting place, adjust to your taste; but to achieve the creamy thickness of Masala Chai, you do need to boil the milk. You can also make this as a simple spiced tea using 1 tsp per 8oz boiling water, for 3-5 min. Add sugar or milk to your taste.
Ingredients: black tea, ginger, cinnamon, clove, natural flavors
3 grams | 8 oz water | 212°F | Steep 5 min.
Number of Cups
2 oz makes 19 cups, 4 oz makes 38 cups, 1 lb makes 151 cups