Sunday, May 24, 2015

Masala Chai / Indian Spiced Tea:

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Masala Chai:   Indian Spiced Tea:

Masala Chai is an aromatic spiced beverage, which is popular in many countries. This simple recipe is prepared with spices like cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and pepper. Indian masala chai  should be spicy, milky and strong. This magical drink has a refreshing and awesome taste.

This is one of my hubby s favorite recipe for spiced tea and I m glad to share today with you all.
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Ingredients:

·         Cinnamon                      - 1
·         Cloves                           - 4       
·         Cardamom                    - 2
·         Ground Ginger               - ¼ tsp
·         Freshly ground pepper    - ¼ tsp
·         Milk                              - ½ cup
·         Sugar                            - 1 tsp  
·         Black tea                      - 2 tsp               -

Method:


1.     Crush cinnamon, cloves, cardamom well  in a mortar.
2.     Add the crushed spices in a small bowl.
3.     Add little water, grated ginger, crushed pepper to the bowl
4.     Heat for 2 minutes.
5.     Remove from flame and keep it covered for 5 minutes.
6.     Now add milk, black tea and sugar.
7.     Stir  well and bring it to boil.
8.     Turn off heat and strain it in tea cups.

9.     Yummy  masala chai ready to give a taste..!

54 comments:

  1. Me not much of a tea person but love this masala chai very much,, specially on chilly winter evenings. Thanx for sharing the recipe... its a good one...

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  2. My fav. ...always drink this

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  3. Thanks Samira, Priti..:)

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  4. Masala chai is my favorite too....Nice recipe

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  5. I am big fan of tea and I feel like taking a sip of this right now :)

    Sunanda's Kitchen

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  6. refreshing tea...my fav tea!!

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  7. refreshing and aromatic....

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  8. Yum ~ absolutely love it dear :)
    US Masala

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  9. love this flavourable tea..my fav one!!

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  10. So happy to see your chai spice tea recipe. I have made the spice blend (ground) so I can add it to coffee, tea, or use it in baking. I am going to try yours this weekend! Yummy!

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  11. my husband's fav. looks refreshing jay ......

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  12. looks so tempting and refreshing..

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  13. Love Chai tea and this combination looks wonderful!
    Rita

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  14. Refreshing cup of tea, looks so delicious.

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  15. This looks so refreshing and tasty! And, I love the yellow color!

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  16. adding cinnamon and pepper to tea sounds new and will be refreshing too.

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  17. hi,
    I am a tea tanker :P can down any number of cups...love ur version of spiced up chai...thanks for the recipe

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  18. Looks simply perfect and awesome !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  19. Refreshing tea Recipe.Love it.Do visit my blog when you get time.

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  20. Perfect for a tired day!!I always wished to have this recipe..thanx for sharing,Jay!

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  21. I don't drink tea usualy but man this looks so good. I'd love a sip right now.

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  22. first when i saw the pic, it looked like mango drink.:-)
    good one. i am tea lover, will try this one

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  23. Just logged in, saw ur message and ur posts too..Glad u got it back..And this recipe is damn good and wish I had the habit of drinking of chai..So colourful n vibrant..

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  24. This looks so refreshing and simply beautiful colour of sunshine! Would love to try this! Thank you for sharing!

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  25. Thought it's a simple drink... never knew there are so many spices

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  26. Masala chai always remains my fav...I usually make some ground masala and use it for my tea as and when required.

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  27. Jay, this recipe sounds delicious and easy and I actually think I have all the spices in the house (even cardamon both ground and whole pods :-0) and definitely will make myself a chai tea. xo,

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  28. I drink at least 5-6 cups of tea a day; I've never tried to make my own Masala Chai, but instead have used either tea bags or pre-mixed loose tea infusions. I'm definitely going to try this, thanks for the recipe.
    I'm new to your blog, and think it's great :)

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  29. Masala chai looks so flavorful

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  30. Nice one Jay!!!! A perfect start to a a chilly rainy day!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  31. It does look refreshing a the color is just beautiful

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  32. Delicious and refreshing..love it.

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  33. Masala chai are always my fav, can have it anytime..

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  34. One of my fav Tea..:)
    Saranya
    http://www.foodandtaste.blogspot.com/

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  35. A flavourful chai..looks great..

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  36. i hope i have this wen i wake up every morning...love it

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  37. Masala chai looks perfect/.

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  38. Looks simply perfect and awesome !!

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  39. thank you for your visits and taking time to comments..:)

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  40. I thought this was a mango delight :) Yummy chai, Jay! Slurp!

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  41. Oh, thank you for following me!!!

    I will look into your fabulous ingredients and see if I can try♪♪♪
    You have really lovely blog,

    Hugs, Orchid.

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  42. Dearest Jay,

    Wow, now I don't have to ask friend Jyoti for this yummy masala chai tea that we had together a couple of weeks ago. LOVE it!

    Lots of love,

    Mariette

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  43. will you belive i make this tea every evening .. I drink tea only twice a day and evening is when I need my masala chai with lots of ginger :)
    www.sunshineandsmile.com

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  44. Mmm! This spicy tea looks delicious. Thanks for sharing your recipe. I look forward to reading your posts. Happy Wednesday! :o)

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  45. wow, this tea looks perfect for the summer! love that orange color!!

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  46. I will wait for the rain to set in then I will try this masala chai with some onion fritters!

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  47. Love 2 drink this anytime..:)

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  48. LOve the colour you have got! got to try!!

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