About CTC Tea
Western regions produced usually in Assam and Darjeeling
Fermentation of ctc black tea leaves
Ingredients of chai
For the perfect texture of masala chai, it is important to brew it well with all the ingredients which include:
Tea leaves: CTC Tea leaves which are native for using as masala chai base are from Assam and Darjeeling.
Milk: It is usually made using cow’s milk or some other substitutes for the same which include milk powder, soy milk, or coconut milk among others.
Sweetener: Jaggery, white sugar, or brown sugar are the most commonly used sweeteners.
Spices: Masala chai is made using several spices. The preferences vary across regions. However, the most common spices include cinnamon, cloves, ginger, fennel seeds, cardamom, saffron among many others.
- As refreshing and robust its flavour is, it also has many benefits. These include:
- Increases immunity
- Prevents chronic diseases
- Improves digestion
- Reduces nausea
- Reduces inflammation
- Eases the aches and pains in our body