Masala chai is a spicy and milky Indian tea that is popular around the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East, but can also be brewed at home. This tea is filled with flavor and is satisfying to make.
To brew this delicious and traditional tea, begin by boiling one and a quarter cups of water, a half-inch slice of ginger, a one-inch stick of cardamom and two crushed cardamom seeds in a saucepan. Once the water comes to a boil, add a couple of teaspoons of sugar and two tea bags. Reduce the heat and let simmer for one minute. At this point, turn off the heat, cover the tea and let it steep for a couple of minutes.
Then, add milk and bring the mixture to a boil, letting it boil for a minute. Strain using a strainer and serve hot. This masala chai recipe will transform your perception of the word 'chai' and let you enjoy tea in its most flavorful and exotic form.