Chai is the perfect brew to enjoy throughout the cold weather season. This spiced tea warms you from your core. Sipping my warm mug of fragrant chai masala I begin to dream of steamy, spice-scented, mountainous rainforests far beyond the Cardamom Hills…
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We’ve crafted this mini-ebook to inspire and warm you this winter season!
It’s full of Spiced Tea Daydreams, deep Chai History, Recipes you’ll turn to again and again, and beautiful herbal artistry. Receive your free copy here!
Masala Chai (“Spiced Tea”) or Chai Masala (“Tea Spiced”)?
Masala means “spice blend” or “spice mix,” so there is really no fixed recipe for chai masala, other than perhaps family recipes from various cultures and traditions.
It is thought when you transcend a simple masala with intention to serve a specific medicinal purpose or health concern it then becomes what is referred to as a karha. This is an important aspect of the intricate history of Chai and is perhaps central to defining the heart of chai masala itself.
We adore our students and greater community of plant-loving folks! Nothing warms our hearts more than seeing how you may weave a thread of plant wisdom we have shared into your own brilliant, healing, unique tapestry.
We invite you to do just that with what you’ll find in this mini-ebook. May the contents inform and encourage you to craft Masala Chai-inspired delights of all sorts. Creativity abounds in this community!
With love and winter blessings,
Jessica + Allison, Dandelion Herbal Center’s Co-Directors