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The History of Chai

The History of Chai

Chai is India’s national drink. From roadside stalls to lavish palaces, rural shacks to urban penthouses, chai rules as the go-to drink of choice.Chai culture is intrinsic to India, where morning and afternoon cups of chai involved happy socialization and strong family ties. Masala Chai’s origins are steeped in misty antiquity dating back to thousands of years ago. Masala could mean any combination of herbs and spice blends based on the regional preference and palate typically brewed in hot water over a stove.Cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and pepper form a holy quadrant that lends chai its essential flavor and provides a host...

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Bala Chai Cold Brew

Bala Chai Cold Brew

Bala Chai Cold Brew (2 Servings) Add 2 tablespoons of Bala Chai to 8 oz (1 cup) of filtered water. Mix well and leave in fridge 4 hours or overnight Stir, Strain, and pour over ice Add equal parts milk/creamer of your choice Enjoy!

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Classic Hot Bala Chai

Classic Hot Bala Chai

Hot Bala Chai (1 Serving) Bring 4 oz (1/2 cup) of water and 4 oz of milk to a simmer Add 1 tablespoon of Bala Chai Original Mix or 2 tsp of sugar free Bala Chai Steep for 3-5 minutes Strain and enjoy! (2 Servings) Bring 8 oz (1 cup) water & 8 oz (1 cup) milk to boil on stovetop  Add 2 tbsp of powder and stir Steep for 3-5 minutes Strain and enjoy!

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Bala Chai Praline Cookies by Clara Cakes

Bala Chai Praline Cookies by Clara Cakes

Clara Cakes (Clara Polito) is a vegan chef and author from LA, and currently based in NY! She is the author of  Clara Cakes: Delicious and Simple Vegan Desserts for Everyone! Check out her website - www.claracakes.com & follow her @claracakes     

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