Masala chai tea mix

This spiced chai mix is the perfect way to switch up your morning or afternoon cuppa. Try serving with milk for a creamier taste.

1 jar


Note: + standing time



  • 2 whole star anise
  • 1 tbs fennel seeds
  • 2 dried bay leaves
  • 2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 1/2 tbs ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbs ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 tbs ground cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • Black tea bags, to serve
  • Milk, to serve (optional)



Process the star anise, fennel seeds and bay leaves in a food processor or spice grinder until finely crushed. Layer the ground cloves, cinnamon, ginger, the crushed fennel seed mixture, cardamom and black pepper in a sealable jar.


To serve, shake or stir the masala chai mix to combine. Add 2 tsp of the masala chai mix to 200ml boiling water with 1 black tea bag. Set aside for 5 mins to infuse. Strain into a mug and discard solids. Add a dash of milk, if using, to serve.

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