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Masala chai

Easy Masala Chai

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 large or 2 small 1x


Here’s how to make masala chai! This fast and easy method makes a delicious cup of creamy, cozy-spiced Indian tea.


  • 1 teaspoon Chai Spice Mix
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk (for vegan, use 1 1/3 cups oat milk or soy milk and omit the water)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 bag black tea (or 1 teaspoon loose leaf black tea in a tea strainer)
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup (or honey, agave syrup or simple syrup)


  1. Place all ingredients in a small saucepan and bring to a boil.
  2. Once it just starts to boil, remove it from the heat and rest 1 minute.
  3. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into 1 large mug or 2 small mugs.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian inspired
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Keywords: Masala chai, how to make masala chai