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Chai Masala + How to Make Perfect Masala Chai

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Chai Masala + How to Make Perfect Masala Chai

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Course beverage
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins

Ingredients
 

Chai Masala:

To Make 1 cup of Chai:

  • 8 ounces water
  • ½ teaspoon chai masala
  • 1 ½ teaspoons loose leaf black tea
  • 2 ounces whole milk
  • 1 ½ to 2 teaspoons sugar to taste

To Make 2 cups of Chai:

  • 16 ounces water
  • 1 teaspoon chai masala
  • 3 teaspoons loose leaf black tea
  • 4 ounces whole milk
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons sugar to taste

To Make 4 cups of Chai:

  • 32 ounces water
  • 2 teaspoon chai masala
  • 6 teaspoons loose leaf black tea
  • 8 ounces whole milk
  • 6 to 8 teaspoons sugar to taste

Instructions
 

To Make Chai Masala:

  • Add all of the spices to a spice grinder and grind (this is the spice grinder I have and love).

To Make Chai:

  • Add water and chai masala to a pot, and bring it to a boil.
  • Add loose black tea and let it boil for 3 minutes.
  • Add milk and bring to a full rolling boil (until you like the color of the chai), then turn off the heat.
  • Strain into teacups.
  • Add sugar to the teacups and stir.

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