About Sada Chai (Assam CTC):
The grade of tea commonly used for Chai is known as ‘Cut, Tear and Curl (CTC)’, heavily rolled black tea leaf with very low moisture content. It is ideal for boiling, the traditional way to make Chai. Once the leaf has been optimally boiled, adding milk and sugar provides a delightful golden glow.
Ingredients: 100% Organic Black Tea Leaves.
Strong, malty, and brisk.
Bring water to boil, add one level teaspoon of leaf per 8 ounces of water and let boil for two minutes. Add milk (or non-dairy substitute) in a 1/4th milk to water ratio and bring to boil again. Strain and sweeten to taste.
We recommend adding a spice or herb of your choice and experimenting with different combinations. Some spices we enjoy: cloves, cardamom, ginger, black pepper, saffron and cinnamon.