Quality chai is a function of the right ingredients and preparation.  Our chai essentials list will provide you with everything you need to get started making quality chai today. We have sifted through multiple options online to present you with our top affiliated list of quality chai essentials. With the ingredients and tools in hand, make sure to review our instructions for making the best quality chai.

Brooke Bond Red Label Loose Leaf Black TeaGolden Moon Tea, MASALA CHAI TEA, 181 Servings

Get the original loose black tea leaves. This is the best choice if you want to add your own spices like cinnamon and cardamon and really prepare your chai from scratch.

Golden Moon Tea, MASALA CHAI TEA, 181 Servings

Get the heart of chai - assam black tea leaves from India with whole cardamom, rich cinnamon, aromatic cloves, and fresh peppercorns. Just add your fresh ginger!

VAHDAM, India's Original Masala Chai Tea Bags, 30 TEA BAGS

For those who do not want to spend time with the loose leaf tea, this offers a quick alternative true to the original quality chai taste.

Crispy Tea Rusk - Chai Time 200g - Pack of 2

The perfect snack to enjoy with a fresh cup of quality chai - rusk! This bread based snack is a traditional compliment to chai.

OXO Good Grips 3-Inch Mini Strainer

When dealing with authentic loose leaf tea leaves and spices, a strainer can help separate the ingredients from the final chai.

OXO 20581 Good Grips Grater, One Size, Black/Steel

When making quality chai, it's important to have a good quality grater for the fresh ginger that will be mixed in.

Cuisinart  Stainless Saucepan, 1 1/2 Quart

When making chai for friends and family a pot for 6 cups is an ideal size.

Tea Tins Canister Set with Airtight Double Lids for Loose Tea

When using loose leaf tea, sugar, and ground spices, it's useful to have a filled canister with the ingredients nearby.

Kota Japan Large Black Granite Mortar & Pestle 

For those that prefer grounding their own raw spices to mix with black tea and liquid.

Historically Modern Designs Chai Tea Mug (12 oz.)

The perfect traditional mug to drink your hand made chai in. Let the traditional taste match the traditional feel of this mug for a authentic experience.

Original Double Wall Turkish Tea Glass Cups, 4.25 Ounce, Set of 2

The ideal set of glasses for serving chai to your friends, family, or coworkers without needing to worry that they will burn their hands on the glass.