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The Only Chai Latte Recipe You'll Ever Need

‘Masala’ is a spice blend and ‘Chai’ is tea in Hindi. Usually, Masala Chai is only hot in India, and weather does not matter. This recipe is an adaptation of India’s classic drink. For this recipe, I am using a special Indian tea, please follow the associated link. Click here to access the video.     Ingredients 4 cups water 6 teaspoons white granulated sugar OR your choice of sugar 6 teaspoons black loose tea leaves, preferably Wagh Bakri loose tea  Masala (spice blend): 4 green cardamom pods 4 cloves 4 cinnamon sticks 4 black peppercorns  2 inch piece of fresh ginger Instructions Bring water to a boil over high heat. Meanwhile, muddle 'Masala' spices in a mortar pestle or...

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Chai (Indian tea)

Ingredients1 cup water1 cup 2% milk1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon black tea leaves, loose½ teaspoon freshly grated ginger OR 1 pinch cardamom powderInstructionsMix all ingredients in a small pot (1 qt) and bring it to a boil. Once it comes to a boil, simmer for 3-4 minutes, strain. Serve hot.Note: To make Iced Chai, cool chai for a bit and then simply fill a glass 3/4th with ice-cubes and pour chai over it. Serve.

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