So, you want to learn how to make chai. Specifically, you want to learn how to make the best chai. You want to learn how to make quality chai. In this article, we will teach you the simple six steps required to make the best quality chai.

Step 1

Add the one cup of water to the pot.

Step 2

Mix in the tea & spices.

Step 3

Grate fresh ginger into pot and  boil.

Step 4

Pour the milk in and mix.

Step 5

Keep medium heat until boiling.

Step 6

Pour through a strainer and serve.

Preparation: Ingredients and Items

For this recipe, you will need our chai essentials:

  • One tablespoon fresh ground ginger
  • Black Tea & Spices (cardamon, cinnamon, cloves, pepper, star anise)
  • One pot
  • Grater
  • Strainer
  • One cup water
  • One cup 2% milk
  • Two tablespoons sugar
starting ingredients

Step 1: Add Water to the Pot

This recipe uses one cup of water and one cup of 2% milk, but you can scale it up to use 3x of each if you are after 6 cups chai tea. To begin, pour the water into a pot and set the heat to medium.


Step 2: Mix in Sugar, Tea & Spices

Add your tea and spices to the water. Whether it is loose leaf tea and the raw ground spices, or a pre-made bag of tea & spices, drop it into the pot. Two tablespoons sugar are recommended, but flavor to taste.

Adding tea and spices

Step 3: Grate the Ginger

With the tea and spices in the water, the next step for flavor is grating 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger into the pot, and wait for the mixture to begin boiling.

grating ginger

Step 4: Add the milk

Once the water starts boiling, pour in your milk.

adding milk

Step 5: Wait until Chai Boils

With all the ingredients in the pot, the final step is to wait for the pot to boil one more time. Once the milk foams over and the chai boils, remove it from the heat.

boiling milk

Step 6: Serve the chai through a strainer

For the smoothest flavor, especially when using loose leaf tea, pour the chai through a strainer to serve.


Quality Chai!

Congratulations on your fresh cups of quality chai! You just learned the best chai recipe and how to make quality chai.

final product

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