India runs on the addictive, creamy, and flavoursome masala chai. It’s packed with flavour thanks to 5 or so spices added to it. Luckily there’s an easy way to make authentic masala chai without the pain of buying and grinding all the spices yourself – thanks to Everest’s Tea Masala spice mix.
Ingredients (Serves: 1)
- 1/4 teaspoon Everest’s Tea Masala (available at Indian grocery stores).
- 1 cup full cream or single toned milk.
- 1 teaspoon of Tata Gold Tea or Taj Mahal Tea (these black teas are the most commonly used in India and again available from Indian grocery stores).
- 2 heaped teaspoons of white sugar.
- Add the milk and tea masala to a pot and bring to lightly boiling.
- Add the tea.
- Lower the heat and let simmer for a few minutes. You’ll see the colour of the tea coming out. If it looks too light, add more tea.
- Add sugar and stir.
- Bring to the boil so the liquid starts climbing up the pan, then turn down heat and let simmer. Do this 3 times. The colour should be nice and brown now.
- Strain into a teacup and enjoy!