Grandma’s Chai (Dadi Ma Ki Masala Chai)

This milky, sweet, and spicy hot tea is popular at Indian restaurants in this country. In India it is sold by street vendors and made in homes.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 cardamom pods, bruised
  • 1 clove
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tea bags or 1 Tbsp. loose tea
  • ¼ tsp. sugar

Directions

  • Place the cardamom, clove, water, and milk in a pan over high heat; bring to a boil. Add the tea bags, cover, and turn off the heat. Let the tea steep for 2 minutes; then strain, add sugar, and serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 cardamom pods, bruised
  • 1 clove
  • 1½ cups water
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 tea bags or 1 Tbsp. loose tea
  • ¼ tsp. sugar

Directions

  • Place the cardamom, clove, water, and milk in a pan over high heat; bring to a boil. Add the tea bags, cover, and turn off the heat. Let the tea steep for 2 minutes; then strain, add sugar, and serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories40
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium25mg
Total Carbohydrate3g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars3g
Protein2g