Masala Chai Or Masala Tea


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Masala Chai Or Masala Tea

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मसाला चाय - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Masala Chai Or Masala Tea in Hindi) 

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Masala Chai is a very famous hot beverage originated from India. Rainy or winter days, it is a go to beverage. For most Indians, the day starts with a cup of masala chai. Chai or tea is a popular beverage made using a handful of aromatic ingredients. The quantity of all the ingredients varies from person to person. Every household has their own style of making it.

As the name suggests, masala chai literally translate to spiced tea. The flavour of the tea is very powerful, it is basically made by brewing black tea with masala.

We have made masala tea by taking water in a deep pan, added tea powder, the colour and flavour of the masala chai will largely depend upon the strength of tea powder so, always make use of good quality tea powder or tea leaves then add sugar. Further we have added lemongrass which gives a refreshing flavor to the tea. Also, we have added grated ginger which plays an important role in giving tea a refreshing hint. Further chai masala is added which is made with Indian spices. You can readily find it in the market or use our chai masala recipe and boil it all together so that all the flavours are extracted. It will aromatic and the flavour will be properly infused. Lastly, milk is added. You can add milk according to your preference depending on how you like yourmasala tea.

If you start walking around the streets of India, you will see a chaiwala around every corner selling tea with biscuits or cream rolls. Be it day or night. Late nights, the chai wala’s are seen selling tea on their cycles making Mumbai roadside Masala Tea very popular . Tea is one of the very famous beverage and people usually start their day with tea and some breakfast.

Masala tea can soothe you when you are unwell, rejuvenate you when you are tired, and revive your spirits when you are bored.

Start your day with Masala tea and serve it with biscuits or any of your favourite snack.

Enjoy masala chai recipe | masala tea | Mumbai roadside Masala Tea | Indian spiced tea | with detailed step by step photos and video below.

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Masala Chai Or Masala Tea recipe - How to make Masala Chai Or Masala Tea

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 7 cups.
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Ingredients

For Masala Chai
1/2 tsp chai ka masala
2 tbsp tea powder (chai ki patti)
4 tbsp sugar
2 lemongrass (hare chai ki patti) stalks , each cut into 50 mm. pieces
1/2 tsp crushed ginger (adrak)
2 cups milk
Method
For masala chai

    For masala chai
  1. To make masala chai recipe, combine 2 cups of water, tea powder, sugar, lemongrass, ginger and chai masala in a non-stick saucepan and boil on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the milk, mix well and bring to 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 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally if required.
  3. Strain immediately using a strainer and discard the tea powder mixture.
  4. Serve the masala chai immediately.

Masala Chai Video, Masala Tea by Tarla Dalal

Masala Chai Or Masala Tea recipe with step by step photos

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  1. For most Indians, the day starts with a cup of chai or coffee and feels incomplete without it. Chai or tea is a popular beverage made using a handful of aromatic ingredients. The quantity of all the ingredients varies from person to person. Below we have given a detailed recipe of masala chai recipe | masala tea | Mumbai roadside Masala Tea | Indian spiced tea |  but our website also has other chai recipes which you may like to try :

How to make Masala chai

  1. To prepare the Indian Masala Tea, in a non-stick saucepan take 2 cups of water.
  2. Add tea powder. The colour and flavour of the masala chai will largely depend upon the strength of tea powder so, always make use of good quality tea powder or tea leaves. Also, for a darker colour and stronger cup of tea, add more tea powder.
  3. Add sugar. Adjust the quantity as per your preference.
  4. Add lemongrass. This is optional but it lends a beautiful refreshing flavour to the masala chai.
  5. Add ginger. We have crushed it lightly in mortar pestle so, the flavours come out well.It is a must ingredient to give a refreshing hint to the masala chai. Adrak Wali chai is a popular drink consumed in monsoon and winters in India as it provides the body with heat and also boosts the immunity.
  6. Add chai masala. We have used homemade chai masala made using this detailed step by step reciper. If you don’t have chai ka masala, then you can simply crush some cardamom pods, cloves and a small piece of cinnamon in mortar pestle to make an instant chai masala
  7. Mix well and boil on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till it’s aromatic and the flavours are infused well. In some households, they mix together milk, water, spices and everything and boil them together.
  8. Add the milk. Some people prefer a milky tea, while some like less milk, so add more or less milk as per your liking.
  9. Mix well and bring to boil on a medium flame.
  10. When the mixture boils till the brim, reduce the flame to slow to prevent it from spilling out and continue to boil for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally if required.
  11. Strain the masala chai recipe | masala tea | Mumbai roadside Masala Tea | Indian spiced tea |  immediately using a strainer and discard the tea powder mixture.
  12. Serve the Indian masala chai immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy105 cal
Protein2.5 g
Carbohydrates12.2 g
Fiber0 g
Fat3.7 g
Cholesterol9.1 mg
Sodium10.9 mg

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Reviews

Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
5
 on 02 Mar 18 03:02 PM


any kind of banana mocktail please advice
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
5
 on 12 Aug 17 02:30 PM


Is tea powder available in Asian grocers or do you simply grind up tea leaves?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Tea powder is available everywhere...
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14 Aug 17 08:33 AM
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
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 on 23 Jul 17 12:47 AM


Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
5
 on 11 Mar 17 09:14 PM


what if we dont have lemon grass?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Jyoti, If you do not have lemongrass omit it, but lemongrass does give it a nice taste and is available everywhere.
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14 Mar 17 08:42 AM
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
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 on 17 Feb 16 02:18 PM


2 cups of milk and water each ..how can it make 7 vups
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Gomathy, This recipe makes 7 medium sized cups. Do try the recipe and let us know how it turned out. Happy Cooking !!
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17 Feb 16 03:39 PM
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea
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 on 22 Dec 15 04:56 PM


I always tried but couldnt get a perfect tea. Thanks to this recipe that i could make a perfect tea. The lemon grass and tea masala are 2 ingredients which enhances the flavour of this tea. It is just perfectly delicious.