Easy authentic masala chai

    21 min

    Black tea is simmered with fragrant spices like ginger, cardamom and cloves in this quick and easy recipe for authentic masala chai.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 350ml water
    • 1 (1cm) piece fresh ginger, chopped
    • 4 whole cloves
    • 1/2 cinnamon stick
    • 5 pods green cardamom pods, crushed
    • 1 pod black cardamom, split open
    • 2 black tea bags
    • 160ml milk
    • 2 tablespoons sugar

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:16min  ›  Ready in:21min 

    1. Bring water to the boil in a small pot. Add ginger, cloves, cinnamon stick, green cardamom and black cardamom; simmer until flavours infuse, about 5 minutes. Add tea bags; simmer for 1 to 2 minutes. Add milk and sugar; bring back to the boil. Strain tea into mugs.

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    It’s so good but the 2 servings is really 1. So double recipe if you are making for more than yourself!!!  -  24 Feb 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)