Tea is the most common but favorite beverage in all over India. Nowadays, it is served in many other countries. Tea is specially served when guest are coming in our house. Tea is also named as chai. Hence today we are going to learn how to make tea at home with simple steps.
Tea is made with boiling water, sugar, tea powder and milk. Some flavouring agents like cardamom, ginger, mint leaves, cloves or nutmeg are used while making tea. They gives pleasant aroma as well as taste to the tea. There are various types of tea can make such as lemon tea, herbal tea, pudina or mint tea and tulsi tea. I like tea flavoured with ginger, cardamom and cinnamon powder. How to make tea recipe by using these spices is given below.
Now let’s have a look on why to drink masala tea. Different spices are used in tea. All have their own health benefits. The first ingredient is the cardamom. Cardamom pods helps in controlling cancer, cholesterol and improves blood circulation. Next ingredient is ginger. Ginger is the rich source of nutrients and compounds. It helps in reducing morning sickness and muscles pain. Cinnamon is useful for diabetic and heart patient. It reduces blood sugar level and keep the body away from viral infection. Along with these health benefits tea itself has its own benefits. It boost immune system, good for digestion and helpful during cough and cold. But excess consumption of tea will affect the body.
Step by step details of how to make tea is mention below. Give it a try at home.
1 cup water.
1 cup milk.
2 teaspoons sugar.
1 teaspoon tea powder.
5-6 crushed cardamom pods.
1 inch grated ginger.
Pinch of cinnamon powder.
- First pour 1 cup water in a sauce pan. Bring it to boil at medium flame.
- When water start boiling add grated ginger and crushed cardamom. Let it boil for 1 minute.
- Then add tea powder, sugar and cinnamon powder in boiling water. Allow it to boil for next 4-5 minutes till mixture get nice aroma and black color of tea powder.
- After 5 minutes pour 1 cup milk in the same. Lowers the flame. Bring it to boil. When tea starts boiling do not turn off the flame. Keep it to boil for next 1 minute. After that masala tea recipe is ready to serve.
Serving Method :-
Pass masala tea from strainer. Pour in a serving cup. Serve hot beverage masala chai in the morning with biscuits.