Indian households wake up with the smell of fresh brewing Indian Masala Tea. Some people make it at home while some people still prefer the store-bought ones. Store-bought are more preferred since they are a perfect blend of spices together. Spices like cardamom, cloves, pepper, cinnamon, fennel seeds (saunf), dry ginger, tulsi seeds, and nutmeg are used to make Indian chai masala powder. These spices are dry roasted and then blended in a spice grinder. Vasant Masala’s authentic tea masala is known for its perfect blend of spices together. It is flavorful and makes your tea taste delightful.

For making the most perfect tea, you must know the perfect proportions of water, milk, chai masala, and dried tea leaves. It takes about less than 10 minutes to make it, so by the time you start making your perfect cup of tea, someone will already be having the first delightful sip. Before we look into the recipe let us discuss its benefits first.

Masala Tea Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 cup Milk of your choice
  • 4 tsp Tea Powder
  • ½ tsp Chai Masala
  • 2 tsp Sugar


  • Take a deep saucepan. Fill it with 2 cups of water and let it come to a boil.
  • Then add Chai Patti (Tea Powder) and your Tea Masala Premix to it.
  • Let the flavors get infused in the water. You will see the color change as it boils. After some time, it will release its aroma into the water.
  • At this point, you can also add fresh mint leaves to your tea if you want to make it more flavorful, but this step is completely optional.
  • After the flavors have been released, add milk and sugar to them.
  • First, let it simmer on medium heat. You will notice that the color gets dark and the consistency thickens.
  • You will find the froth coming upwards, reduce the heat and let it settle down.
  • Now, for the final step, increase the heat, and when you do so, the froth will come up in a rage. Be careful and get it off the heat before it spills.
  • Strain it before serving and drink hot for the best experience ever!

Benefits of Indian Tea

Improves Alertness:

A good cup of tea in the morning can get you going throughout the day. It energizes and improves alertness and focus. Tea contains a moderate amount of caffeine so when it gets mixed with I-theanine which is also present in the tea, it helps in improving alertness and focus.

Good for Headaches:

Tea is believed to be good for headaches because it contains moderate caffeine content. It constricts blood vessels that are responsible for headaches. However, one must always consume tea in a limit as it can cause headaches if consumed excessively.

Rich In Antioxidants:

Chai is a very good source of anti-antioxidants. It promotes cellular health and also prevents degenerative diseases. The spices that the chai masala contains are also rich in antioxidants. Spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves are high in antioxidants.

Fights Off Cold:

Masala tea Improves our immunity as it is filled with a lot of good spices. If you’re feeling under the weather, a good cup of chai can be your best resort. One must not always rely on medicines, especially for such acute problems. A hot cup of Masala chai and you’re ready to get going. It contains anti-viral properties that help in fighting and preventing normal illnesses like common flu and cold. Ginger is filled with antimicrobial properties that can help in fighting problems like soar throat. Similarly, cardamom and cloves contain antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Cinnamon has anti-bacterial properties that fight infections.