How to brew Loose Leaf Masala Chai?

Chai is a cuppa of emotion in India. A drink so versatile that enables one to create flavors and conversations you love. The beauty of chai is that it is comforting to drink made with a variety of spices that deliver bold flavours to the teacup. Every house has their very own version of this must have beverage.

Brewing a cup of chai can be as easy as dropping a tea bag in hot water or as complex as grinding your own spices be it masala chai, cutting chai or plain simple adrak wali chai (ginger tea). The result is a creamy cup of black tea subtly spiced and fragrant with just the right amount of sweetness, so near perfect that will make you come home to make a pot of this tea anytime.

Here is a quick and easy step-by-step guide to make an enjoyable cup of masala chai every time!

Here's what you'll need-

  1. Loose-leaf Masala Chai
  2. A large pan
  3. 300 ml of water
  4. 120 ml of milk
  5. Infuser teapot and a kulhad cup (earthen cup)
  6. Sugar to taste

STEP 1

Take a large pan and measure and add water to boil.

 
 

STEP 2

Add 3-4 Teaspoon loose leaf tea to the pan.

STEP 3

Stir the pan continuously after adding tea and bring the concoction to a boiling point.

 
 

STEP 4

Add milk to the pan and boil to colour. Stir the pan continuously to allow the heat to evaporate.

STEP 5

Strain the tea in an infuser tea pot.

 
 

STEP 6

Pour the tea in a kulhad cup and serve with cookies and snacks.