Masala Chai Tea Blend

 

Masala Chai Tea Blend

Masala chai tea is a household drink in India -- people drink it all day long and all year round. “Masala” refers to the spices that are added to the black tea, which is then boiled with milk to make the chai. This spicy mixture has many medicinal benefits, and best of all it gives off a warm and herby aroma.  

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 1 cup

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons whole black pepper
  • 2 whole cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tablespoon ginger powder
  • 2 tablespoons cloves
  • 2 tablespoons cardamom pods
  • 2 tablespoons fennel seeds
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon saffron threads (optional)

Instructions

  1. Grind all ingredients together.  

  2. Store in airtight container until ready to use. Mixture will stay good at room temperature for up to 3 months.

Cheers!