Karak masala tea is version of chai karak, prepared in South Asian homes daily. This tea has a strong bland of tea and masala.
The creamy, fragrant Chai Karak stands strong as one of the drinks that is gaining popularity in the Khaleeji region.
Currently one of the most popular hot drinks in the UAE and Qatar, its humble beginnings actually lie in the South Asian countries of India and Pakistan.
The spices that gives its taste, also impart health benefits that can warm us in the cold of Winter, help us to relax after a stressful day, balance the energies of body, mind and spirit.
Cardamom: Cardamom is generally considered to be the dominant spice in masala tea.
Cinnamon: Cinnamon is reputed to promote respiration and circulation, and to increase energy and alertness.
Cloves: Long known for their pain relieving and germ killing properties, cloves were also used to make a tea for relieving morning sickness.
Ginger: Ginger offers a large number of health benefits, particularly to the digestion, respiratory system and circulation.