How to make authentic Indian masala chai?


How to Make Authentic Indian Masala Chai

Chai lovers rejoice! For you, this article shows you the secret to making a cup of authentic Indian Masala Chai that is sure to hit the spot!



    • 2 cups of water


    • 2 cardamom pods


    • 2 cloves


    • 1 bay leaf


    • 1 teaspoon of grated ginger


    • 2 tablespoons of loose black tea leaves


    • 1 cup of milk


    • 2 teaspoons of sugar or honey (optional)




    1. Add the water, cardamom, cloves and bay leaf to a pot over high heat and bring to a boil.


    1. Add the grated ginger and black tea leaves to the boiling water and stir.


    1. Add the milk to the pot and stir until the mixture begins to simmer. Turn the heat down to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes.


    1. Turn off the heat and pour the chai through a fine mesh strainer into a mug.


Finally, add in the sugar or honey if desired and enjoy your cup of warming, authentic Indian Masala Chai!


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