Masala Chai

180 gms

499.00 (Inclusive of all taxes and Free Shipping)


Black, grainy teas from the best of Assam’s second flush harvest with a liberal helping of whole spices, sourced from small, family-run farms in the high elevations of the Himalayas as well as the spice forests of Kerala.

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Spicy, Strong, Full-Bodied Assam and Hand-Pounded Spices

Flavour: Bright, brisk, and bold with a hint of rose. Predominantly spicy notes of ginger and cardamom, sweetness from cinnamon, and subtle heat from black pepper and cloves.

Aroma: Intoxicating and invigorating, just inhaling the aroma while brewing is a medicative experience.

Organic and Rare brews from Motley Brew

Most of our produce is single estate, and certified organic. We like to buy the whole invoice to ensure we have a unique produce.

Ethically Sourced Tea and Coffee Motley Brew

Most of our produce is ethically sourced directly from Rainforest Alliance certified estates across India.


We source directly and ethically, eliminating middlemen and in the process ensuring the fastest crop to cup time.


Our packages are nitro-flushed  to sustainably lock-in freshness and arrive at your doorstep in reusable tins and bio-degradable cartons.

All About

Masala Chai


The traditional way of brewing tea or ‘chai’ in India is to add a melange of locally available spices to black tea and to brew them together with milk, water, and a sweetener, usually sugar or molasses. It’s an all-weather, all-occasion drink and is mostly associated with being a ‘welcome’ drink in every Indian household. It is slowly finding its way beyond the subcontinent and is gaining popularity across the world.

Motley Brew’s version of the traditional tea is to make the base tea from amongst the very best of Indian produce. Strong, robust, full-bodied second flush Assam teas and blended with whole spices such as ginger, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, black pepper, some rose petals, and a dash of our own ‘secret’ sauce to enhance but not overpower the high-quality base tea.

The comforting warmth of the spices and the tea make it an instantly restorative drink. The many traditional spices are known to reduce inflammation and boost Immunity, especially during these Covid times, in addition to other health benefits like aiding digestion.

health benefits

This aromatic spice tea is a rich source of anti-oxidants like polyphenols, and catechins that give a boost to the immune system. The many benefits of the spices include anti-viral, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties that help reduce the chances of respiratory diseases, and seasonal infections.

When imbibed regularly, over a period of time, it is known to boost immunity immensely.

  1. Bring unfiltered water to a gentle boil to approximately 90 deg. Celsius (208 deg. Fah.).
  2. Steep tea in a ratio 1 heaped tsp. tea (2.5 – 3 gms. approx.) per cup for about a minute and then add milk in the ratio of 1 part milk to 3 parts water, if a thicker brew is desired, increase the milk.
  3. Let it simmer on boil for 3 to 5 minutes depending on a personal choice of strength. Rest it to cool a little and extract maximum flavour. Add a sweetener to taste.
  4. By applying the principles of molecular gastronomy, the reaction between tea and milk protein which causes coagulation can be prevented by first brewing the tea alone then adding milk.
  5. Takes very well to Nut milks for vegans.

  • Brewed best with milk, for vegans, this tea takes well when brewed with nut milks too.
  • Add a pinch of saffron, turmeric, and some black pepper if desired to add to the warmth and health.


Suggested Food Pairing

  • An anytime tea, especially after a hearty meal.
  • Fried Indian snacks go well too.

Reviews Steeped in Satisfaction

  • Excellent flavours and packaging

    Debashis Ghosal Avatar Debashis Ghosal
    May 17, 2023

    Love their rhododendron and earl grey tea. Absolutely lovely brews.

    bissack Avatar bissack
    May 17, 2023

    First of all the inspired name. Brilliant. The packaging is top class. And most importantly the product is as advertised. If you are a coffee lover i guarantee , you... read more

    Pullat Ramachandran Avatar Pullat Ramachandran
    May 18, 2023
  • Got Motley Brew Gift pack on Diwali.Sitting on my coffee table , this pack of 9 delectable tea variants always impresses friends and family .My favourite is Kashmiri Kahwah.The... read more

    pooja gupta Avatar pooja gupta
    May 20, 2023

    Lovely! Do give it a try

    Anisha Ghosal Avatar Anisha Ghosal
    May 17, 2023

    Got introduced to their brand through a cup of Kahwah Tea atba friend' s place. For many like me waened on our milky, masala chais, this saffron and rose combination... read more

    Con munist Avatar Con munist
    May 16, 2023
  • I have tried almost all the flavours of Motley brew....All are very refreshing and aromatic ...

    Neha Kothari Avatar Neha Kothari
    May 17, 2023

    Superb tea! Remarkable flavor and aroma. Makes you close your eyes while sipping and savor the experience. Brew and enjoy!!!

    Sneha Ghosh Avatar Sneha Ghosh
    May 17, 2023

    Tried the Kahwa and it was spectacular. No essences, Only pure extracts and whole ingredients. Such a pleasure to see the tea leaves, along with whole rose petals, cardamom, saffron,... read more

    Melrose Rebeiro Avatar Melrose Rebeiro
    May 17, 2023
  • still have some stock as I'm not an everyday tea person. Overall good stuff say the turmeric tea was particularly interesting. Great quality and the flavours are really pure and... read more

    A Jatia Avatar A Jatia
    May 22, 2023

    Awesome tea experience . Very nice flavours and very refreshing . Thank you guys

    May 22, 2023

    What amazing range of Teas. Our most favourite and always on repeat is the Masala Tea. Been using a particular brand for years, it was only Motley Masala Tea which... read more

    Sundresh Sarup Avatar Sundresh Sarup
    May 17, 2023

1 review for Masala Chai

  1. (verified owner)

    I recently enjoyed a wonderful tea that not only tasted amazing but also made the whole experience special. The process was easy. The website made it easy to buy, and they kept me updated about my order. When I received the beautifully packaged box, I knew something great was inside. When I brewed the tea, its wonderful smell filled the room, and even others noticed it. The first sip was fantastic – a mix of different flavours that blended well and tasted really good. From buying to drinking, this tea has made me appreciate Motley Brew even more, and I’m excited to try their other flavours too.

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