June 15th, 2010
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Category: Dish
Origin: Indian
Definition: Properly masala chai, an Indian beverage made from a mixture of tea and various spices (typically cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, star anise and peppercorns) and served mixed with milk. In India (and several other countries), "chai" simply refers to tea

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