Our Masala Chai Tea
has a complex, traditional Masala flavor, is somewhat less peppery than the old version and is considerably less expensive. Black tea flavored with ginger root, cinnamon, green cardamom, ginger and vanilla flavor.
Chai is typically made using a rich black tea, usually an Assam, and is
traditionally brewed in heavy milk with a mixture of spices. Each recipe
can be different depending upon the spices used. Indian chai is often referred to as
. The word "chai" literally means "tea." Different languages use
various forms of this word - for example Portuguese call it "cha," Hindus call
it "chai," and in Chinese the sound of the symbol for tea sounds very much
like "cha." "Masala" is the word for the mixture of the various spices - hence
Use one teaspoon per cut of fresh boiling water and steep for 3-5 minutes.
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