How to make MASALA CHAI - skk -

A cup of this tea can completely rejuvenate you after a long tiring day at work

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tea leaves (चाय की पत्ती ), Green cardamoms (छोटी इलाइची)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Beverages

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MASALA CHAI - skk Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for MASALA CHAI - skk Recipe

  • Tea leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamoms 8-10

  • Cinnamon 1/2 inch

  • Cloves 5-6

  • Black peppercorns 5-6

  • Fennel seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger 1/2 inch small bunches

  • Sugar 4 tablespoons

  • Milk 1 cup


Step 1

Put green cardamoms, cinnamon, cloves, black peppercorns and fennel seeds in a mixer jar and grind to a fine powder.

Step 2

Crush ginger in a motor with a pestle.

Step 3

Heat 2 cups water in a pan till it comes to a boil, add tea leaves, crushed ginger, sugar and 1 teaspoon ground masala, mix well and let it boil for 3-4 minutes. Add milk and bring it to a boil again.

Step 4

Strain into serving cups and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.