Chai ka Masala, Chai Powder, Tea Masala, Indian Masala Tea Powder

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A dash of spices always makes chai a lot more interesting, especially on cold winter days and wet monsoon ones! The Chai ka Masala is the secret behind making the perfect Masala Chai , and here we show you how to make this magic ingredient.

A bit of this and a bit of that, roasted and blended together to make an aromatic and flavourful chai, that can pep you up and comfort you like a good friend would...

Enjoy Masala Tea with your Breakfast , invite friends over for a cup of tea and yummy Evening Tea Snacks .

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 0.75 cup
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  1. Combine the cloves, cardamom, black peppercorns and cinnamon in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Transfer into a plate and keep aside to cool completely.
  3. Once cooled, add the dried ginger powder, nutmeg powder and blend in a mixer to a smooth powder.
  4. Store in an air-tight container and use as required.

Handy tip:

  1. This remains fresh for 4 months when stored in an air-tight container.

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Chai ka Masala, Chai Powder, Tea Masala, Indian Masala Tea Powder
 on 01 Feb 16 08:30 PM

Should v mix this masala wit tea powder or take it directly
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Dr, It has to be mixed, see the below link
02 Feb 16 09:25 AM
Chai ka Masala, Chai Powder, Tea Masala, Indian Masala Tea Powder
 on 31 Jan 16 08:20 AM

There''s no mention of mace in ur list of ingredients ..
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Tarla Dalal    We have not used mace in this recipe, do try our version we are sure you will enjoy it...
01 Feb 16 12:26 PM
Chai ka Masala, Chai Powder, Tea Masala, Indian Masala Tea Powder
 on 15 Jan 16 08:25 PM

I want to know how much 2sticks of cinnamon will weigh and what will be the quantity of mace powder?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Anamika Cinnamon sticks are very very less in weight, they are almost weightless... To know more about cinnamon, below is the link
16 Jan 16 12:22 PM
Chai ka Masala
 on 22 Dec 15 04:59 PM

This recipe turned out really well. The aroma and the flavour is just amazing. I make this once and then it stays for months. I dont have to worry any more to buy it from outside. All my family members also loved its flavour in the tea.
Chai ka Masala
 on 01 Nov 15 04:34 AM

Pls tell me 1/4 cup n 1/8 cup how many grams n also tell dat those masala like cinnamon cloves black caradamom these all ingredients in first step we grind it or nt n pls Tel me d roast process
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Dixit, 1/4 cup is approx 50 grams and 1/8 cup is approx. 25 grams. All the ingredients in the first step are roasted and cooled. Then add mace, nutmeg and ginger powder to it and blend in a mixer to a fine powder. Do try this recipe and share your review with us.
02 Nov 15 05:27 PM