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The ultimate masala tea

The ultimate masala tea

For me this is the ultimate cuppa. It is what women across India make whenever they have friends coming over for a break or a chat. It offers solace and comfort and is invigorating and relaxing all at the same time.

Ingredients

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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