Masala Chai


  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tbsp black tea
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 3 cardomom pods
  • 1 cinnamon stick, broken
  • ½ tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 cup milk


Crush spices in a mortor or small grinder. Add spices, ginger and tea to a saucepan with water. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 3 mins. Remove from heat and add milk. Bring to a boil once more. Remove from heat and let steep for 2-3 minutes. Strain into mugs or a tea pot. Sweeten to taste and enjoy!