drank Shahrzad Indian Kalami by Kusha
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This tea was given to me by a client who is from India. She told me this IS in fact the tea they use to make chai. I have since sent it to a trade buddy who loves Indian black tea.

Scott B

A friend of mine just recently told me her Indian ex-in-laws used to make chai with a cardamom pod or two and a Lipton tea bag!

Azzrian

LOL are you serious! Well I guess even in India people take the easy way out!

Scott B

I guess so. I have been told that the most popular coffee in Turkey is not Turkish Coffee, but Nescafe.

Azzrian

LOL maybe my client was BSing me :)

Scott B

I guess it’s an Assam-which I thought was usually used to make Masala Chai.

Azzrian

Yup with the right Masala spices which she also gave me a couple of packs of. Great for a meat rub too.

LiberTEAS

The thing is that every chai wallah uses their own recipe to make chai, so it isn’t reliant upon any one particular tea brand. Most traditional chai blends use Assam, but even that isn’t the only chai used to make a chai blend, as some use Nilgiri instead, and still others use Ceylon.

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Scott B

A friend of mine just recently told me her Indian ex-in-laws used to make chai with a cardamom pod or two and a Lipton tea bag!

Azzrian

LOL are you serious! Well I guess even in India people take the easy way out!

Scott B

I guess so. I have been told that the most popular coffee in Turkey is not Turkish Coffee, but Nescafe.

Azzrian

LOL maybe my client was BSing me :)

Scott B

I guess it’s an Assam-which I thought was usually used to make Masala Chai.

Azzrian

Yup with the right Masala spices which she also gave me a couple of packs of. Great for a meat rub too.

LiberTEAS

The thing is that every chai wallah uses their own recipe to make chai, so it isn’t reliant upon any one particular tea brand. Most traditional chai blends use Assam, but even that isn’t the only chai used to make a chai blend, as some use Nilgiri instead, and still others use Ceylon.

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