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Chai Masala
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Tea Masala Powder

Aromatic Chai Masala Powder for your regular Indian Tea
Course Condiments
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Basic, Beverages
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 50 grams
Author Muktha H S


  • 7-8 1 " inch Cinnamon sticks
  • 7 Cloves
  • 15 Green Cardamom Pods
  • 4 1 "inch Dry Ginger
  • 1 Nutmeg Crushed
  • 2 teaspoon Fennel Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Black Peppercorns
  • 1 Star Anise

To Make Chai

  • 150 ml water
  • 150 ml whole milk
  • 2 teaspoon Tea leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • ½ teaspoon chai masala powder


How to make Chai Masala Powder

  • Heat Iron Griddle and dry roast all the ingredients till you get nice aroma,it takes 2-3 minutes.
  • Take measures not to burn or change the colour of spices.
  • Once it cools down,transfer to a dry grinding jar and ground to fine powder.
  • Store it in a dry air tight container,makes around 50 grams of masala powder.

How to make Chai

  • In a sauce pan heat 150 ml of water .
  • Add 2 teaspoon of Tea leaves and bring it to rolling boil. Tea leaves boils well and releases color.
  • Now add 150 ml of milk and boil well.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of sugar and ½ teaspoon of prepared chai masala .
  • Let it steep in for 2 minutes on simmer.
  • Strain prepared tea an serve hot !



  1. Keeping this recipe as a basic ,you can enhance any flavour of your choice.
  2. Adding 1inch cinnamon stick while preparing masala chai,gives you cinnamon flavoured Tea.
  3. Likewise ,you can add Cardamom ,Fresh Ginger and lemon grass to get respective flavours of chai.