Chai masala

A traditional Indian blend of whole and crushed spices for preparing tea that will not only be extremely aromatic and delicious, but will also naturally support your immune system and relieve flu and cold symptoms.

Ingredients:

cinnamon, ginger root, green cardamom, clove and star anise

Net weight: 35 g

    Culinary Use

    In order to prepare tea, pour 1 tablespoon of the chai masala spices in a saucepan heated at low to medium temperature and dry roast them for 1 to 2 minutes. Pour 1 liter of water and after boiling reduce heat to minimum and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove the tea from the heat and add milk and honey/sugar (optional).

    Chai masala spices are also suitable for making aromatic syrups to add to cocktails, creams, desserts, glazes, coffee drinks and lattes.

    Health Benefits

    The spices in chai masala (particularly cinnamon, ginger, and cloves) are all known for their immune-boosting properties. They can help to fight off colds and flus. They also help to improve digestion and reduce stomach upset, especially ginger which is a particularly effective digestive aid.

    The antioxidants in chai masala can help to reduce inflammation in the body.

    The spices in chai masala, particularly ginger and cloves, are believed to have mood-boosting properties. They can help reduce stress and anxiety and improve overall mood.