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Masala Tea

This is the ultimate cuppa. It is what women across India make whenever they have friends coming over for a break or a chat.





  • 350ml/12fl oz water

  • 100ml/3½fl oz milk

  • 4 black peppercorns

  • 10 green cardamom pods, lightly crushed

  • good pinch green fennel seeds

  • small piece cinnamon stick

  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, peeled and roughly sliced

  • 1 tea bag

  • sugar, to taste

  • salt, to taste (optional)


Preparation method

  1. Heat the water and milk in a pan with the spices and ginger until it comes to the boil. Turn the heat down and cook over a low to medium heat for 15 minutes. Be careful as the milk can easily rise and boil over.

  2. Once the volume is reduced to a large cupful, add the teabag and let it brew for one minute, or longer if you like strong tea.

  3. To serve, strain into a cup and add sugar or salt if using, to taste.


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