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Masala Chai with Bun Maska

Masala Chai with Bun Maska

Masala chai with bun maska is a heavenly combination. This famous Indian chai or tea is brewed with a few whole spices and served with soft buns loaded with butter.
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people


For masala chai:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1.5 cup water
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 6 black peppercorn
  • ½ inch cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves
  • ½ inch ginger
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1.5 tbsp tea leaves
  • 2 tsp sugar

For bun maska:

  • 2 buns
  • 4 tbsp butter


To make masala chai:

  • Add green cardamoms, peppercorns, cinnamon stick, cloves, ginger and fennel seeds into a mortar and pestle. Coarsely grind them.
  • Heat water in a saucepan over a high flame. Bring it to a boil and then add the crushed spices. Boil for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Pour milk and sugar. Stir it well and continue to boil for 1 to 2 minutes. Turn the heat off.
  • Place a strainer over the teacup and pour the masala chai into it. Serve hot!

To make bun maska:

  • Cut the buns in half. Heat a non-stick pan over low heat. Toast them for a few minutes. Then apply a generous coat of butter on both the slices of the bun. Serve with masala chai and enjoy.
Keyword chai, indian tea, tea recipe