Traditional Masala Chai

Posted on February 07 2016

Traditional Masala Chai

Made with flavorful spices and strong black tea, our from-scratch recipe for a traditional masala chai.

Ingredients

1/2 teaspoon ground spices—any blend of cinnamon, cardamom, clove, black peppercorns, ginger, star anise, nutmeg or red chilies
2 teaspoons Stash Kopili Assam loose leaf black tea or Organic Assam
1 pint milk, any kind
Sweetener (sugar or honey)

    Directions

    Combine the spices, tea, milk and your choice of sweetener in a saucepan or pot and bring the mixture to a boil.

    Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, being careful not to scald the milk. Take the pot off the heat and let it stand for 4 minutes.

    Strain the drink into a teapot or glasses. More sweetener can be added to taste.

    Recipe serves 3

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