Masala chai is a flavoured tea beverage made by brewing black tea with a mixture of aromatic Indian spices andherbs. Originating in India, the beverage has gained worldwide popularity, becoming a feature in many coffee and tea houses. Although traditionally prepared by a decoction of green cardamom pods, cinnamon sticks, ground cloves, ground ginger, and black peppercorn together with black tea leaves, retail versions include tea bags for infusion, instant powdered mixtures, and concentrates. In some places the term "chai" alone can refer to the beverage
All the spices that make up masala chai not only have their individual health benefits but they work in synergy to help your body combat any inflammation.
A hot cup of masala chai is the best thing after a long hard day. The tannins present in tea help calm the body and revitalize it.
Believed to strengthen the immune system and keep common infections at bay, masala chai is infused with the goodness of all the antibacterial, anti fungal, anti parasitic properties of its constituent spices.