Spicing up my tea

Masala Chai

Hi Everyone, My world of tea drinking took an exotic twist back in 2007 when friends from the Indian sub-continent introduced me to tea masala (masala chai).

Masala Chai is spiced tea (chai is the Hindi word for tea). In other words, it is a milky tea that is made with a blend of spices and sweetened with sugar. Most of us are familiar with some type of masala. The word (masala) itself refers to a mix of spices. Garam masala is the most popular type of masala in our part of the world;  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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