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Jaggery masala chai

Jaggery masala tea (chai ) recipe

anubhav mahajan
A flavourful twist to regular chai , with the sweetness and goodness of jaggery!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course tea time
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 cups


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 2 whole cardamom pods
  • 1/4 whole black (big)cardamom) pod
  • 4-5 whole black pepper
  • 1-2 whole cloves
  • 1/4 cinnamon stick
  • 1-2 petals star anise
  • jaggery slice as per the sweetness you want
  • 1/2 cup milk you can adjust the qty of milk as per preference
  • 2 tsp loose tea (any tea of your choice)


  • Roughly grind the whole spices- fennel seeds, black and green cardamoms, black pepper, clove.Keep aside.
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  • In a pan add water. Add cinnamon stick and star anise.Heat.
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  • Add the ground spices, and bring to a boil.Cover and let simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add jaggery, and stir well so that it is dissolved completely.Add the loose tea, and bring to boil.
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  • Add milk, and let it boil.
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  • Turn off heat, and let it sit for a minute.Pour hot, into glasses/cups and serve hot with a snack of your choice.
    Jaggery masala chai


  1. You can avoid adding any sweetness if you do not like your chai sweet.But adding jaggery adds a very rustic sweet flavour to your tea.
  2. You can use sugar if you do not have jaggery.
Keyword tea, chai, masala chai, masala tea, jaggery tea