How To Make Indian Tea Recipe ( Perfect Homemade Chai Recipe)
by Tarla Dalal
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Indians like their tea with milk – and that does not mean just adding a spot of milk to the tea after infusion. Indian tea or chaai is made by cooking the tea leaves in a mixture of milk and water, till it acquires a rich hue, aroma and flavour.
These three – that is, colour, aroma and taste – set the benchmark for a cuppa. All three need to be perfect for the tea to be refreshing and enjoyable!
If you like sugar in your tea, it is best to add it will the tea boils because it enriches the colour and aroma too. This recipe tells you how to make Indian tea, a perfect cup of homemade chaai.
Try other Indian tea recipes like Elaichi Tea or Masala Chai .
- Combine all the ingredients along with ½ cup of water in a non-stick saucepan and boil on a medium flame. When the mixture boils till the brim, reduce the flame to slow to prevent it from spilling out and continue to boil for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally if required.
- Strain immediately using a strainer and discard the tea powder mixture.
- Serve immediately.
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