Unique Indian Chai-types You Have to try

By Foodism Team


Did you know that 15th December is celebrated as International Tea Day by many nations, including India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, and Indonesia?

Tea is a love language spoken all around the world. In India, tea is almost as sacred as religion. You will seldom find any household that does not start their day with a cup of Garam Chai!

So today we have gathered the best unique takes on Indian chai for you! Let’s begin-

Kesar Masala Chai

Do you know saffron/Kesar is the costliest of spices? The combination of Kesar, cloves, ginger, and cardamom gives this chai a distinct orange colour along with the ability to subdue symptoms of anxiety!

Golden Turmeric Chai

Turmeric is without a doubt one of the wonders of this world. With a plethora of benefits, Indians have been consuming this as medicine for a long time. Golden Turmeric chai is packed with soothing, earthy and delicious flavours. This is also a great way to inculcate Turmeric into your diet!

Kashmiri Noon Chai

Rich, creamy, and buttery are not your usual words to describe a chai, but Kashmiri Noon chai is one of a kind! This pink concoction has a heavenly aroma and originates from the beautiful land of Kashmir. A cup of noon chai is nothing short of a milky dessert, packed with a comforting taste and texture!

Sulaimani Chai

This tea originated in the Arab regions and was popularised in present-day Kerela. The ancient recipe for Sulaimani tea calls for just four ingredients: black tea, cardamom, cloves, and lemon. This simple combination of spices creates a refreshing and invigorating beverage that is perfect for any time of day!

There are many more Indian chai types you can explore such as the classic ginger-tulsi chai or maybe you are into chai latte! There are endless experiments you can d with tea and what better day to do it than International Tea Day!