~ Masala Chai ~

“Yes, that’s it!” said the hatter with a sigh, “it’s always tea time” (Alice in Wonderland)

Chai time is endearing for Chai is synonymous to many emotions. It resonates your within & brings comfort & serenity. Tea or Chai worldwide is celebrated with love given Chai always gives so much love in return. In our happy times, trying times, in our sorrows or just for being alone with a book, Chai is always that gives us comfort and warmth.

Many a times, its not the Chai itself that matters but the circumstances it was consumed in, is what gives Chai it’s meaning & worth in our lives. Everyone has a story or a secret they tell over a cup of chai. Everyone shares & cares over a cup of chai. Everyone finds peace & calmness over a cup of chai. Everyone finds answers & reflect over a cup of chai. Everyone has their own special love towards chai and that is what makes chai common but unique.

Masala Chai is one of those that you get addicted to. The earthy spices in the brew will cast a tea-indused nirvana over your as you sip & embrace the darkly aromatic Chai.

“Tea time is a chance to slow down, pull back and appreciate our surroundings.”
– Letitia Baldrige

Recipe

1 cup Water

1/2 cup Evaporated Milk

2 tbsp Condensed Milk

1 Cinnamon stick

3 Green Cardamoms

2 Cloves

1/4 tsp Mace Powder

Pinch of Salt

2 Twining Spicy Chai Tea Bags

Method

  • Bring to a boil 1 cup of water with 2 tea bags, cinnamon, green cardamom, cloves & mace powder.
  • Once it starts to boil, add evaporated milk & condensed milk.
  • Add a pinch of salt.
  • Let it cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Sieve it & serve.

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