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indian masala chai recipe (spiced milk tea)


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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 2

Cost: $21.08 /serving


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Step 1

Heat water in a pot on medium-high heat.

Step 2

While water is heating, crush spices using a mortar and pestle or a coffee/spice grinder. Add the crushed spices to the water. (The spices can be replaced with 1/2 tsp of prepared Chai Masala)

Step 3

Grate the ginger directly into the pot of water. Reduce heat to medium and bring the water to a boil.

Step 4

Add the tea leaves and let it boil for a minute. You can also add sugar at this time or add it in the cup when serving.

Step 5

Add milk and stir it in.

Step 6

Bring the tea to a boil. The tea can overflow easily, so keep a close eye.

Step 7

Once the tea comes to a boil. Turn off the gas and cover with a lid for one minute.

Step 8

Strain the tea in a cup and enjoy!