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Chai Spiced Hot Chocolate

Chai Spiced hot chocolate– a comforting rich and delicious beverage to keep you warm during the winters. A steaming mug of this hot chocolate spiced with chai masala will certainly cheer you up on a cold afternoon. Hot chocolate, book and snuggles that’s how a winter evening should roll 🙂 Here is how to make perfect chai spiced hot chocolate at home. Much easy, much economical and most delicious
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: beverage
Cuisine: continental
Servings: 3
Calories: 179kcal
Author: Harini


Spices For Chai Hot Chocolate

  • 1/2 inch cinnamon bark
  • 3 green cardamoms husk removed
  • 3 cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika optional
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder unsweetened

Other Ingredients For Spiced Hot Chocolate

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2.5 cups milk whole, preferably
  • 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fresh cream optional
  • 6 dark or milk chocolate squares


  • Combine 1/2 cup water, 1/2 inch cinnamon stick, pods from 3 green cardamom and 3 cloves in a sauce pan. To that add a pinch of paprkia if using and 3 tablespoons cocoa powder. Instead of whole spices you can also use 1 teaspoon tea masala powder.
  • Mix well without lumps and bring the mixture to a rapid boil.
  • Simmer for 3-4 minutes so that the flavor of spices steep in. Now add sugar and mix well.
  • Add 2.5 cups boiled whole milk and 2 teaspoons fresh cream.
  • Mix well and finally add 3-4 pieces of dark or milk chocolate.
  • Stir and simmer till the chocolate melts. Transfer to serving cups gently discarding the whole spices. You can strain if needed. Serve chai hot chocolate immediately.


  • You can double or halve the recipe
  • Use any dairy milk for vegan version.


Serving: 3g | Calories: 179kcal