Masala Chai

Masala Chai
Masala Chai

Infused with flavors of numerous spices like cloves, cardamom and more, our Masala Chai revives you with its zesty aroma and mind-blowing taste.


  • 8 teaspoons whole coriander
  • 1 star anise
  • 4 cinnamon sticks, broken
  • 2 teaspoons each: whole black peppercorns, allspice, cardamom pods, cloves, dried orange peel and ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 gallons water
  • 6 Tetley® Classic Blend Tea bags
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • Honey, milk or cream to taste


  • In a small bowl, combine coriander, anise, cinnamon, pepper, allspice, cardamom, cloves and orange peel.
  • In a spice mill or coffee grinder, coarsely grind the spices.
  • Mix in ginger and nutmeg.
  • Pour water into a 2-gallon pot and add spice mixture.
  • Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add tea and vanilla extract and steep 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Strain liquid into large pitcher and add honey, milk or cream or wait to offer guests on the side.
  • Tea can be served hot or chilled.
  • Yield: 1 1/2 gallons.