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Whole Spice Chai Mix & Tea Recipe

Delicious both hot and poured over ice, this masala chai - which literally translates as "spiced tea" - is infused with cinnamon, cardamom, fennel, ginger, peppercorns and black tea.
Makes approximately 1.5 cups masala chai mix, which will yield about 24 cups of tea.
Course Drinks
Cook Time 5 minutes
7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 24 cups
Calories 7kcal
Author Heather Dessinger



Masala Chai Mix Ingredients

Tea Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp chai mix (recipe above)
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  • sweetener to taste (I use maple syrup or honey)


To Make The Masala Chai Mix

  • Combine all ingredients and spoon into a clean jar. (Or jars, if you're giving the mix away as a gift.)

To Brew A Cup of Masala Chai

  • Place one tablespoon of tea into a tea infuser.
  • Bring ¾ cup water to a boil and pour it over the tea. Cover and steep for 5-7 minutes.
  • Strain out the tea, add ¼ cup milk and sweeten to taste.


Nutrition facts are an estimate for one cup of tea. The info does not include milk of choice or sweetener. 
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Serving: 1cup | Calories: 7kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg