Masala Tea Powder
Recipe type: Beverages, Drinks
RecipeCuisine: Indian Cuisine
Serves: 1 cup
Masala Tea Powder recipe a popular blend of spice mix for tea in India.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • ½ cup dried ginger powder (soonth)
  • 2 tbsp green cardamom
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 -2 black cardamom
  • 4-5 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp cloves
  • 1 tsp peppercorn
  • 3 tbsp fennel seed
  • ¾th cup few dried lemon grass leaves chopped (optional)
  • 2 nutmeg
  • 10 to 12 dried mint leaves (optional)
  • 10 to 12 dried basil leaves or tulsi leaves
  • ¼th to ½ cup dried rose petals
How to make the recipe?
  1. All the ingredients are mostly available in the kitchen. Dried ginger is easily available at Indian store.
  2. I have dried mint leaves, lemon grass leaves and basil leaves in sun then used them. Pestle dried ginger and nutmeg with mortar before grinding if using whole spice and not powder.
  3. Combine all the ingredients into a processor. Grind until all are powdered nicely.
  4. Now shift the masala tea powder into a an airtight bottle Or container. Use about ½ a t/s of tea powder while making tea. If you like strong flavored tea then add 1 t/s tea powder.
1. You could use your own choice of spice. I have used all possible spices to make this Masala Tea powder special.
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4. You could also use whole soonth or dry ginger just pound them and the grind.
5. All these ingredient's should be easily available at any Indian store.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at