Per 8 oz: 1/2 cup Milk (not skim Milk, see nerdy science note above) 1/2 cup Water 1 to 2 tsp. Sugar, or your favourite sweetener 1 tsp. loose Tea leaves 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. Chai masala depending on your spIce preference, see recipe below
1Pour all ingredients into a (preferably spouted) saucepan. Place over medium heat. Allow to heat until small bubbles appear around the perimeter of the milk. Stir the chai, scraping the bottom to avoid scalding the milk. When the milk comes to a boil, turn off the heat and stir well. Bring to a boil once again, turn off the heat and stir well. Allow to steep for a few minutes. Strain carefully into a cup, and serve.