Indian Essentials: How to make Chai and Tarak Chai By Heat In The Kitchen

Indian Essentials: How to make Chai and Tarak Chai
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The word chai originated from the Hindustani word chai which was derived from the Chinese word for tea, known as cha. Chai just means tea in India. Outside of India it is often known as masala chai to indicate the inclusion of spices.
The word chai originated from the Hindustani word chai which was derived from the Chinese word for tea, known as cha. Chai just means tea in India. Outside of India it is often known as masala chai to indicate the inclusion of spices.
There is a distinct method or ritual for making chai, and one that I will share with you today. Tarak chai (also spelt kadakkarak and tadak) is a strong tea, and describes the taste that you get when tea is simmered rather than seeped, and simmered for a number of minutes.

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