masala tea
Masala Tea

Masala Tea is a flavoured tea beverage made by brewing black tea with a mixture of aromatic spices and herbs. Originating in the Indian subcontinent, the beverage has gained worldwide popularity, becoming a feature in many coffee and tea houses.

 

masala tea
Masala Tea

Ingredients

    • 1 cup of water
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

  • 1 whole cardamom pod
  • 1 whole clove
  • 2 black peppercorns
  • 3 teaspoons black tea leaves
  • 1/2 cup warm milk

Instructions

  • Combine the water and sugar in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil.
  • Add the cardamom pod, clove, peppercorns and tea leaves.
  • Remove from heat, and let the mixture steep for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Strain into a cup, and fill the cup the rest of the way with milk.
  • Sit back, relax, and enjoy Masala Tea

Health Benefits

  • Consuming them can help remove free radicals and decrease cell damage in the body.
  • This ultimately may help decrease the risk of chronic disease.
  • Consuming them on a regular basis may help reduce many risk factors for heart disease, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, elevated triglyceride levels and obesity.
  • Tea contains antimicrobial properties that kill off harmful substances and improve gut bacteria and immunity by helping repair the lining of the digestive tract.