Masala Chai Recipe

Masala Chai Recipe
Staff Writer
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As tempting as it is, don’t use the pre-ground spices from the grocery store for this one — the texture of the tea will be off.

1
Servings
431
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk (dairy or almond)
  • 2 tablespoons black tea
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 inches fresh ginger, coarsely chopped
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • Demerara sugar, to taste
  • 2 cardamom pods, opened
  • 2 cups water
  • A few peppercorns

Directions

Heat all ingredients on stove on medium-high heat. Allow it to come to a boil and boil for 2 minutes. Strain directly into glasses or teapot.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
24g
27%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
8mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
69g
53%
Protein
24g
52%
Vitamin A, RAE
776µg
100%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
839mg
84%
Choline, total
83mg
20%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
196µg
49%
Iron, Fe
24mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
165mg
52%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
12mg
86%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
725mg
100%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
29µg
53%
Sodium, Na
410mg
27%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
5µg
33%
Water
725g
27%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Recipe Shopping Tip

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Recipe Cooking Tip

For healthy recipes, substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.