Indian chai / tea

This Indian chai is fav among a ton of my American friends. Every time I make this for someone, they look at me like an Illy barista. I feigned authority over this for a long time, but time to reveal the secret.
A lot of this has to do with tea the powder that is typically the same flavor as English breakfast. The Ceylon, Assamese and the Munnar versions are the best.

Indian chai / teaThis Indian chai is fav among a ton of my American friends. Every time I make this for someone, they look at me like an Illy barista. I feigned authority over this for a long time, but time to reveal the secret. A lot of this has to do with tea the powder that is typically the same flavor as English...

Summary

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  • Coursedrink
  • Cuisineindian
  • Yield1 serving 1 serving
  • Cooking Time5 minutesPT0H5M
  • Total Time5 minutesPT0H5M

Ingredients

Tea Powder
1 Teaspoon
Milk
1/4 Cup
Water
3/4 Cup
Sugar
2 - 3 tsps

Steps

  1. Get the milk and water into a cup. ¼ cup milk and ¾ cup water. I’ve used whole milk.
    Indian chai / tea
  2. Pour to a saucepan and get it to boil.
    Indian chai / tea
  3. While that happens add the required amount of sugar. Adjust sugar as per your taste.
    Indian chai / tea
  4. Once its boils add the teapowder and stir in well
    Indian chai / tea
  5. Simmer the tea for 2-3 mins
    Indian chai / tea
  6. The sieve the tea-powder to a cup and serve
    Indian chai / tea