Masala Chai

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Appears in

The Settler's Cookbook

By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Published 2009

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  • Water with milk – ⅔rd to ⅓rd
  • A little cinnamon, cardamom and a Pinch of clove powder or ready-made tea masala you can buy in Asian shops
  • Teabags, one per person
  • Sugar to taste


  • Boil the milk and water in a saucepan, then add all other ingredients.
  • Let the liquid boil up one more time.
  • Serve in feminine cups, not blokey mugs; never tastes right in those.