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Collection: DIY Chai Kit Instructions

Let’s make some chai!

 

We created our DIY Masala Chai Kits for you to enjoy a taste of Kolkata from the comfort of your own home. Each Kit contains about 20 cups and can be easily prepared with a pot, a stovetop and a strainer. Here’s how to make your perfect cup:

Materials:

1. A pot
2. Stovetop
3. Fine mesh strainer
4. Kolkata Chai Co DIY Chai Kit

Ingredients:

1. Kolkata Chai Co DIY Chai Kit (containing tea & dry spice)

2. Fresh Ginger (not included)

3. Milk (Whole Milk or non-dairy milk is recommended)

4. Sugar or sweetener of choice (optional)

Directions:

Makes two cups. 

1. Bring 1 cup (8 oz) water to simmer
2. Add 3 tsp (~6 g) chai & spice mix
3. Grate or mince a piece of 1-2” fresh ginger (not included)
4. Rolling boil brew for 3 min
5. Add 1 cup (8 oz) milk of your choice (whole, oat, etc)
6. Bring to boil, turn off heat
7. Cover and steep for 3 min
8. Strain, add sugar as needed

Ingredients: Assam black tea, green cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, cloves

Tips and tricks:

  • If you want a spicier brew, separate some of the cardamom and let it simmer with ginger for 2 minutes before adding tea mix
  • Pour the chai from a high height to aerate, mix and further develop aroma
  • Always taste before straining! Made it too strong? Add more milk to balance it out. Made it too weak? Add more chai mix!

 

Need more help? Click play and let’s make a cup together: