How to make authentic Indian masala chai?

How to make authentic Indian masala chai?

How to Make Authentic Indian Masala Chai


  • 3 cups of water
  • 5 teaspoons of black tea
  • 3-4 Tablespoons of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cardamom powder
  • 4 crushed cloves
  • 1-2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper powder
  • 2 teaspoons of ginger julienne
  • 3/4 cup of 2% milk


  • Place the water and tea in a pot and bring it to a boil.
  • Lower the heat and add the cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, and ginger.
  • Let the spices simmer in the tea for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the milk and sugar to the pot and continue to simmer for an additional 5 minutes , stirring the mixture occasionally.
  • Once the mixture is simmering, take it off heat and strain the tea into cups.
  • Enjoy your Authentic Indian Masala Chai!


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