Masala for Homemade Chai – Freeze and Store
A kitchen hack for the chai-lover – a fresh masala mix to make homemade masala chai, store this fresh spice mix in the ice tray and use 1 cube per cup of chai. ENJOY 🙂
Servings Prep Time
20piece 5minutes
Cook Time
5minutes
Servings Prep Time
20piece 5minutes
Cook Time
5minutes
Ingredients
  • 80grams gingerfresh root
  • 6 – 7 lemon grassstalks of
  • 12pods cardamomgreen
Instructions
  1. Wash and make sure there is no mud on the ginger root. Dry thoroughly. Roughly chop into slices.
  2. Snip the lemongrass with a pair of scissors into finger length pieces.
  3. In the chutney jar of a mixer or any small sized food processor, add the sliced ginger, lemongrass and whole green cardamom pods.
  4. Grind until you get a coarse mix.
  5. Using a spoon, place teaspoon full of this mix in each slot of an ice tray. Add filtered water to fill up the ice tray and freeze.
  6. To make chai, use a cube of fresh spice / herb mix, add the necessary water, tea leaves and bring to a boil. Add milk and sweeten if required and it’s ready to serve.