Indian Tea Masala – Spicy hot tea

Tea Masala – this is Spicy-hot than the readymade available tea masala, adjust the ingredients per desired flavor – eg. Stronger flavor of cardamom can be achieved by adding 1 more tbsp of the cardamom powder and reducing the black pepper powder by 1 tbsp.

 I like spicy food and this version of tea masala (called masala chai in India) is my favorite to spice-up my mornings after late-night work schedule!!!!!!


3 tablespoon Black pepper powder

1 tablespoon ginger powder

1 tablespoon cardamom powder

1/4 tablespoon clove powder

¼ tablespoon cinnamon powder

¼ teaspoon mace powder (javintri)

¼ teaspoon nutmeg powder (jaiphal)

Mix these ingredients well and store in air-tight container.

Tea Preparation

Add 1 teaspoon per cup of  prepared hot tea (prepared with ¼ cup water,3/4 cup milk, 1 tsp tea leaves and 2 tsp sugar). Adjust the masala per desired spiciness.


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