Staying true to its name, our signature organic masala chai blend will transport you to the busy streets of Benares! Organic Assam black tea is blended with an array of spices (cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, and cloves) to create a bold organic infusion that is full of flavor.
Chai isn't just India's national drink- it's almost a religion. Almost every household in India typically wakes up to a homestyle masala chai and have their own family recipe. Some masala chai recipes can use as many as 10 different spices to form a complex layered chai!
Brew The Perfect Cup
- 1 teaspoon or 1 teabag
- 4-5 mins
Questions & Answers
What is Chai?
Chai is undoubtedly one of the most popular drinks in India, it’s akin to India’s National drink! It is typically served in attractive clay cups (kulhads) at road side stalls and is an essential part of Indian culture
What spices are used in preparation of masala chai?
There are typically 3 spices essential to Indian masala chai- cardamom, cinnamon and cloves- these form the base to any chai preparation at home
What are the benefits of drinking Masala Chai?
The spices used in preparing a masala chai boost our immunity, may help improve digestion, and benefits in overall wellness
What is an easy recipe for authentic homemade chai?
Step 1: Make sure you boil 250ml of water before adding 1-2 teaspoons of Benares Masala Chai
Step 2: Reduce the heat and make the tea leaves with spices( that are already present in our Benares masala chai) simmer for at least 3-4 minutes
Step 3: Add a dash of milk and increase it according to your preference- we like our tea to have a honey caramel color- just the right amount of milk but not too much!
Step 4: Nothing better than a few saffron strands to lift the chai from it’s humble to royal status