Tea Tales — Chai
Chai - We can’t get enough of it!
In India, chai is more significant than only a cup of tea to begin the day - the thick sweet drink is a crucial part of every Indian’s life. When you stroll around an Indian neighbourhood, you will discover innumerable chaiwallahs (tea sellers) steaming up a warm Masala Chai for their customers. Indians drink approximately 837,000 tonnes of tea yearly, making it the country’s most famous and loved beverage. It has been documented that tea in India was firstly used for medicinal purposes back in 500 B.C, and later the culture of drinking tea was made famous by the Britishers....
The Ultimate List Of Teas To Try This Monsoon For All Chai Lovers
As the monsoon rains and breeze slowly wash away the sweltering heat of the Indian summers, a number of viruses and infections too come out to play. Dealing with this small downside of monsoons and enjoying the beautiful weather sitting at your windowsill with onion pakoras can both be done by a simple, delicious solution- chai! So here’s a list of delicious teas that are a must-try this monsoon season for all you chai lovers out there! Benares- First on the list is a blend of organic Assam black tea and an array of spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, ginger,...
A Complete Meal Guide for New Year’s Eve
Bottles of champagne are popped all around the world on New Year's Eve, but it also involves eating wonderful food because New Year’s Eve means a meal full of culinary bling. With a fresh New Year approaching in just a few days, it's that time of the year again to enjoy a wholesome feast with your friends & family and laugh your heart out! To get the flavor of exquisite cuisines this New Year’s eve, go through these curated recipes below and make a scrumptious feast! Refreshments Start the party with these refreshers that are sure to impress any...
Is Chai native to India?
In ancient times, the term ‘chai’ did not mean what it does today. It referred to a concoction made using herbs and spices, like the traditional ‘kadha’. However, chai and kadha were different from each other in terms of brewing time and herbs/spices used. The origin of chai is shrouded in hundreds of years of history. There are numerous versions of the story of how the first cup of chai came about. One story tells of a Buddhist monk, possibly Gautama Buddha himself, who was on his way to China. During this journey, he was observing the ritual of non-sleep....