Chai ka Masala, Chai Powder, Tea Masala, Indian Masala Tea Powder
by Tarla Dalal
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chai ka masala is made by dry roasting cloves, cardamoms, kalimirch and cinnamon in a non stick pan for 1 minute. Cool, transfer to a mixer and then add dry ginger powder and nutmeg. Blend to a smooth powder and your homemade chai ka masala is ready.
chai ka masala is a simple and easy tea masala to make at home in 7 minutes. All ingredients to make the tea masala is available in any Indian kitchen.
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.
Go ahead and make this 100% pure chai powder without any preservatives. Once made, store the chai ka masala in an airtight container which should last for 120 days.
Enjoy Masala Tea with your Breakfast, invite friends over for a cup of tea and yummy Evening Tea Snacks .
Enjoy how to make chai ka masala | chai powder | tea masala | Indian masala tea powder with detailed step by step photos and video below.
- To make chai ka masala , combine the cloves, cardamom, black peppercorns and cinnamon in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Transfer into a plate and keep aside to cool completely.
- Once cooled, add the dried ginger powder, nutmeg powder and blend in a mixer to a smooth powder.
- Store the chai ka masala in an air-tight container and use as required.
- chai ka masala remains fresh for 4 months when stored in an air-tight container.
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To make Chai ka Masala, heat a broad non-stick pan on a medium flame. When the pan is hot enough, add the cloves.
Now, add the cardamom.
Also add the black peppercorns.
Furthermore, add the the cinnamon. You can also add 1/4 tsp of fennel seeds or at this stage if you wish to.
Dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute. You will get a beautiful aroma when all the spices are roasted to perfection. Make sure you do not burn the spices. Burnt spices will give an awful flavor to the Chai ka Masala.
Transfer the roasted spices immediately to a plate and keep aside to cool completely. You have to be very quick. Keeping the roasted spices on the pan for long will burn them.
After all the spices have cooled down, transfer those to a small mixer jar.
Blend it to a smooth powder. You can skip this step and blend after the addition of all the ingredients. We have blended this Chai ka masala twice to get a really fine powder.
Now, add the dried ginger powder.
Similarly, add the nutmeg powder. You can also add a few strands of saffron (1/4 teaspoon safforn) or dried rose petals for better color and flavour.
Blend chai ka masala | chai powder | tea masala | Indian masala tea powder to a smooth and fine powder.
Store the Chai ka Masala in an air-tight container and use as required. To make Masala chai using Chai ka Masala, add about 1/4 tsp of this masala( for 1 cup ) to the milk before you boil it. You can store this masala for about 4 months.
Chai ka Masala is mostly used for Masala Chai. Masala tea can soothe you when you are unwell, rejuvenate you when you are tired, and revive your spirits when you are bored. Turn to this recipe, to learn the perfect way of brewing this magic potion, with the right proportions of chai masala, ginger and other peppy ingredients.
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