How To Make Masala Chai

How To Make Masala Chai

Queen’s Blend Tea

Strong Flavour


Masala Chai is India’s most popular beverage and loved by most. Masala and Chai both translate to “spices” and “tea,” respectively, in Hindi. Thus, milk tea is prepared with flavourful spices to create masala chai. The recipe for masala tea may vary from family to family in India depending on the combination of spices used, the amount of milk, water, and the type of tea added. As a result, you may quickly adjust this recipe as per your preferences


  • 1 1/2 cups Water
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Golden Ray Tea

Ingredients to Flavour Tea

  • 1-inch Fresh Ginger
  • 2-3 Green Cardamom pods
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1-inch Cinnamon


  • Grind 2 to 3 green cardamoms, 2 cloves, 1 inch of peeled ginger, and 1 inch of cinnamon.
  • In a small saucepan or skillet with a handle, heat 2 cups of water (500 ml).
  • Add the ground spices once the water has begun to boil.
  • Boil for 2–3 minutes. Add sugar as desired.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of Queen’s blend powder and boil for one minute. This boiling time will change depending on how strong you want your tea to be. If you want a richer, more potent beverage, simmer for a few more minutes.
  • Add 1/4 cup of milk (at room temperature or cold) and boil for two to three minutes.
  • Using a tea strainer, pour the masala tea into a cup.
  • Serve the steaming hot masala chai with your favourite Indian snacks.

Choosing Other Ingredients

Spices – Green cardamom, cloves, and cinnamon are the most frequently used spices in masala tea. Black pepper, ginger, fennel seeds, nutmeg, and star anise are among the additional optional seasonings.

Milk – The amount of milk to add can vary depending on your preferences and the type of milk being used. An optimal ratio of water to milk can range from 1:1 to 3:1 depending on the kind of milk homogenised, non-homogenized, toned, or raw milk.

Sweetener – Jaggery, an unrefined sweetener, is what is typically used to make Masala Chai. It’s a matter of preference you can also use sugar, coconut sugar, or palm jaggery.