A blend of loose leaf black tea and eight spices based on our family recipe. The masala includes black and white peppercorns, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, valerian root.[...]
Vastu Chai was created from a passion for high quality tea and a desire to offer an ethically sourced & intentionally grown tea line to enthusiasts. Our Traditional Masala, is a blend of loose leaf black tea and eight different spices based on my family recipe, which has, evolved into a rich, perfectly balanced chai masala. The recipe was inherited from my mum passed on to her from my grandmother and great-grandmother who all originate from the state of Gujarat in Western India.[...]
Ways to brew
An essential part of the traditional Chai experience is the art of the preparation! Boiling Vastu Chai Traditional Masala and Rooibos Masala, in a pot on the stove fills your home with spicy aroma – at any given time of the day, my home smells like Chai and there is always a pot out on the stove that has been used to make Chai! My morning ritual involves the preparation of Chai with a mantra or pure intention as a start to the day.[...]
Inspiring meeting of a Fellow Organic Gardner!
January 4, 2013
This is a little story of one of the most inspiring days that my Dad and I experienced while staying at our family home in India. Let me start by sharing a bit of the history of our village and the area…Karadi is our village, located 7km from Dandi, on the coast of the Arabian sea. This is where Gandhi’s famous Salt March (aka Satyagraha) took place and he broke the salt laws [...]