Take 1 cup water put to heat. Add 1 1/2 tsp. sugar, 1/4 tsp. chai masala (refer below)
2 pinches cardamom powder, 1 full tsp. CTC leaf tea. Allow to simmer till aroma exudes.
Add 1 cup milk, bring back to boil. Allow to simmer for 2 minutes.
Cover and take off heat. Keep aside for 2 minutes. Strain and serve piping hot.
For Chai masala:
1 cup dried ginger root, 1/2 cup elaichi pods (green cardamom),
1 tbsp. peppercorns, 6-7 2″ sticks cinnamon.
Grind all the mixture together into powder.