Indian Masala Chai

Francine Lizotte


This incredible flavorful homemade chai recipe is perfect to enjoy at any time! You can make it as strong as you want and if you prefer a richer flavor, use more or just milk...


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1 cup
10 Min
5 Min
Stove Top



  • 2 tsp
    green cardamom
  • 1 tsp
    whole cloves
  • 1 large
    star anise
  • 1 large
    cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    whole mixed peppercorns, or more to taste

  • 1 tsp
    loose black tea (substitute tea powder)
  • 1 tsp
    fresh chopped ginger, or more to taste
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    masala chai mix
  • 1 c

How to Make Indian Masala Chai


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a spice grinder except nutmeg. Store in an airtight container
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat, add water and bring to a boil. Add black tea, ginger and chai mix. Stir and boil for 3 minutes. Add milk and if desired, sweetness to it. Reduce heat to medium, stir and simmer for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and steep for 2 minutes. Strain mixture to a sieve over a cup pressing with the back of the spoon what left in the sieve. Makes 1 cup
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