How To Make Real Indian Masala Tea

Chai the popular beverage of India, which is made with five spices ginger, cinnamon, cloves, cardamon and black pepper.
Prep Time2 minutes
Cook Time8 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 192kcal


  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp Tea Leaves
  • 4 tsp Sugar
  • 2 Cloves powder
  • 2 Cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1 inch Ginger grated
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper powder


  • In a small pan with handle, heat water and boil it
  • Now add grated ginger, cinnamon, cloves powder, green cardamom, fennel seeds and black pepper. Boil it for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Now add tea leaves and let it brew for one minute, or longer if you want strong tea.
  • Now add milk and sugar. Boil it for 3-4 minutes.
  • Strain hot tea into the mug and enjoy it with bread, cookies or biscuits.