TLD - Masala Chai
From The London Drum - Very Good Tea !
Our Masala Chai blend consists of a bold broken Indian Assam tea, hand blended with organic spices: peppercorn, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. A true traditional chai!
Try simmering on the stove with your choice of milk, with the addition of jaggery, honey or brown sugar for some added sweetness!
Type: Black tea blend
Liquor: light-dark brown
Aroma: cinnamon, ginger, spice, smooth
Intensity/mouthfeel: heavy intensity, smooth
Taste: cinnamon, ginger, smooth spicy
Pairing: pakora, Nankha Tai cookies, curried egg sandwich, custard desserts
Preparation Method (water steeping)
Leaf; 1 1/2 - 2 teaspoons
Temp; 100 *C
Time; 3-4 minutes
Add milk and choice of sweetener to taste
Stove top Method (milk steeping)
Leaf; 1 1/2 - 2 teaspoons per cup of milk
Milk; 1 cup per person
Time; Bring the milk and tea blend to a simmer over a low flame. Simmer the tea and spice blend in the milk on low heat for 5-10 minutes, depending on your desired strength. Take off the heat, add sweetener and stir to dissolve. Strain into small cups and enjoy with pakora or Nankha Tai cookies!
Ingredients: Assam tea, organic spices (ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, clove, peppercorn).