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Tea Masala Powder

tea-masala

Chai Masala Powder (Tea Masala) is a spice powder used for making aromatic masala tea. It provides a nice aroma and delicious taste to normal milk tea. It has a long shelf life due to its dry nature and hence once prepared, it can be stored and used for many months.

Ingredients:
100 gms (3/4 cup) Dried Ginger (sonth)
10 gms (2 tablespoons) Cinnamon
5 gms (1 tablespoon) Clove
5-7 gms (1 tablespoon) Black Peppercorns, optional
10 gms (2 tablespoons) Green Cardamom

Procedure:
step-1
Gather all ingredients listed in the ingredients table.

step-2
If the ginger pieces are too big, use mortar and pestle to break them into medium pieces. Add dried ginger in the small jar of a mixer grinder or heavy duty blender or coffee grinder.

step-3
Grind until medium coarse powder.

step-4
Add cinnamon, cloves, black peppercorns and cardamom.

step-5
Grind it again until it turns into a medium coarse powder. Do not grind it into very smooth powder. Tea masala powder is ready. You can store it in airtight container for up to a year and use it to make addictive masala tea whenever you want to.

Tips and Variations:
– If you don’t like too much ginger flavor, reduce the amount of dried ginger to 1/2 cup.
– Use 1/4 teaspoon chai masala powder to prepare 2 cups masala chai.
– You can prepare it in large quantity by multiplying the quantity of ingredients accordingly.

Taste: Spicy and aromatic