Updated: Jun 18, 2021
In India chai means tea! So 'chai' is black tea + hot milk, while Masala chai combines spices, black tea + milk.
Chai tea is a combination of spices, used for centuries in Indian culture for many benefits. Including enhancing health, vitality and inner peace, as well as the potential to improve the immune system and fight against inflammation in the body.
The most common blends include; cardamon, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, pepper, ginger
As well as milk of choice, a sweetener of honey or maple syrup and black tea leaves.