Chai Masala Powder Recipe

Tea Masala powder

Tea has been considered a medical herb in Indian and even Chinese culture. The Indian masala tea ups the health and healing properties as the addition of a number of spices add to its value. The winters and the monsoon seasons bring a number of ailments like the common cold and chest and throat infections. This masala powder added to the tea works wonders to bring instant relief.

Course Spice
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 242 kcal
Author Anju Bhagnari


  • 2 tablespoons Saunth (Dried Ginger powder)
  • 2 tablespoons Green Cardamom
  • 1 tablespoon Cloves
  • 1 tablespoon Black Peppercorns
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1 teaspoon Nutmeg Powder


  1. If not having nutmeg powder, grind a nutmeg and use 1 tablespoon, storing the rest for some other use.
    Chai Masala Powder ingredients
  2. Keep a tawa or an iron/nonstick pan for heating on low flame.

  3. Add and dry roast the green cardamoms, black peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon sticks for about 5 minutes.

    Roast the ingredients to prepare Chai Masala Powder
  4. Stir them once in awhile so that they get roasted all over.

  5. Remove when done and let cool completely.

  6. Take the roasted whole spices in a mixer jar.

  7. Add the saunth and the nutmeg powder.

    Grind ingredients to prepare Chai Masala Powder
  8. Grind to a fine powder.

    Chai Masala Powder step by step process
  9. Store in an airtight container and use as needed.

  10. For added flavor and as a variation, add tulsi leaves while making the tea with the tea masala.

    Chai Masala Powder Recipe