How to make authentic Indian masala chai?

How to make authentic Indian masala chai?

How to Make Authentic Indian Masala Chai

Masala chai is a popular beverage in India. It is a spiced tea that can be made with black tea, spices and either milk or water. This recipe will show you how to make a delicious masala chai that is full of flavor.


  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons of loose Assam tea
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar or honey (to taste)
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 black peppercorns
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup of milk


  • Bring two cups of water to a boil in a pot.
  • Add the grated ginger, Assam tea, sugar or honey, cardamom pods, cloves, peppercorns, and cinnamon stick to the water and let it simmer for five minutes.
  • Add the cup of milk and let it come to a low boil.
  • Strain the tea into cups and serve.

That’s it. Your authentic Indian masala chai is now ready. Enjoy it with some biscuits or cookies. Enjoy!


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