The aromatic blend of Indian spices which makes Indian chai healthier and more flavourful is known as the chai masala. It has tremendous nutritional benefits and just a sip makes us feel super energetic .
All the spices (cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, ginger and clove) are loaded with antioxidants with helps us build immunity. Its anti-inflammatory properties helps with many diseases which act as a painkiller in headaches, nausea and body pain. Antioxidants also helps to reduce cholesterol, regulate blood level, control blood pressure and prevent bloating. It even reduces menstrual cramps.
As per research, masala chai works wonders with patients who suffer with mental illness like dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The antioxidants slow down psychological degeneration and promotes mental health.
On this note, add 1 cup of masala tea in your daily intake and drink that tea with the chai masala.
After all health should be everyone’s cup of tea.
Recipe for the Chai Masala Powder
- 100 gm cardamom
- 100 gm cinnamon
- 50 gm clove
- 50 gm black paper
- 100 gm dry ginger powder
- Mix all the ingredients in the grinder and grind them to make a powder.
- Add 1/4 tsp in one cup of tea.