Masala Chai


I couldn’t be more happier when my dearest friend [from childhood]called me few months back to tell me that she and her family is moving to Singapore!
And what is even better ..she managed to find a place very close to mine!!
Of course the rest is obvious…! Whenever we catch up its always good food+great conversation. Its like we can carry on our babble forever!


The other day when I went to her place , she said she is going to make me her special Masala Chai..
And she started to make the Chai, we were soo busy talking talking [little gossiping as well] that she made her special tea, poured to cups, served to her /mine parents and the respective husbands..
And guess what!! She totally forgot to give one cup to her dearest friend :-)And whatz even worse… I didn’t even realize that until my mom said that the tea is awesome!!
I didn’t want the poor thing to make another cup just for me..So I got the recipe from her instead

So here is the Masala Chai recipe from my dearest ,bestest friend!

Masala Chai
For the Masala Chai Powder
3-4 Sticks Cinnamon
1 tspn Cloves
1 tspn Cardamom
Powder all the above ingredients well in a mixer until it is coarsely ground.


For the Chai
2 Cups Milk.
Sugar to Taste
1 inch Fresh Ginger
2 tspn Black Tea leaves/2 Black tea bags
Directions:
Bring the milk to boil. [I prefer to have 1 cup Milk+1 Cup water ratio ,but for a richer taste you can use 2 cups milk]
Grate the Ginger finely.
When the milk is about to boil add the ginger+ Sugar+ Tea leaves
Lower the flame and Add about ½ tspn of the Masala Chai powder and stir for few seconds.
Switch off the flame, cover the pot with a lid to let the flavors infuse well for about a minute.
Now it’s time to enjoy the hot, refreshing Masala Chai


14 Comments:

  1. Those mugs are awesome and of course the tea is most inviting..

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  2. This looks absolutely yummy..I should try this soon...Bookmarking this one..

    Aarthi
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  3. Lovely clicks and wonderful drink!

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  4. The chai looks perfect!! Love those mugs too! Beautiful shots of the chai spice!

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  5. weekends i make masala chai...my hubby's favourite....nice pics remya!

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  6. Flavourful and yummy. Beautiful pics too!

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  7. I have a special spot for masala chai. I do not have the plain tea. And yours looks perfect. I love the tea cups. So dainty..!

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  8. Don't know which one to comment about, the Tea or mug or the click? All 3 look awesome.

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  9. I could not resist commenting. Well written!
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  10. Chai is inviting ..so are the pictures. Really Lovely clicks and tempting heart warming drink!

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