In India "Masala Chai" is the national beverage of choice. Black tea infused with spices like cardamon, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg is so comforting, add a bit of steamed milk and some fresh ginger and you have the ultimate masala chai.
Enjoy "Masala Chai" moments in December with a warm beverage that will spice up your life during those dark and cold days. MASALA CHAI is truly a perfect beverage.
Happy "Masala Chai" moments!
M A S A L A C H A I
2 cups of water
4 teaspoons raw sugar
2 teaspoons of loose black tea
1/4 cup milk
1 inch of fresh ginger peeled, and cut finely
2 cloves, ground
2 to 3 cardamon pods, ground
2 teaspoons of cinnamon
2 teaspoons of nutmeg
Heat 2 cups of water in a pot. Let the water come to a boil. Add 4 teaspoons of raw sugar,
and all the spices. Continue to boil the water for 2-3 minutes. Add the milk to the mixture.
Pour the tea through a strainer and into a cup or mug.
Sip your "Masala Chai" savoring the delightful spices. "Masala Chai" is a terrific compliment to naan bread or an Indian dessert.