Make Your Masala Tea Better with Ginger Syrup

written by Yummy Team 27th August 2019

If your mom is angry at you, just make her some tea. Her wrath might just go away. Want to share a burning issue with a friend? Invite them over for tea and cookies and pour your heart out. They’ll listen to you till the flask is finished. You need to finish that book you’ve been putting off for over the last three months and if you just want a reason to snuggle with a blanket and the book, then tea is your answer.

Masala chai illustration photo by Unsplash

Ditch your everyday tea for a something with a bit of zing; masala chai. Known to only sooth but also beat common flu (at least locally), it adds the kick you need when enjoying the beverage. Use ginger syrup as a sweetener to your list of ingredients and you’ll be good to go. Be warned, masala chai might end up being your new go-to beverage.

This simple ginger syrup will take you less than 20 minutes to prepare. It comes with the allowance of using it in other drinks. Gotten ideas yet? First, check out the recipe.


1 cup of sugar

3/4 cup of water

1 cup of sliced ginger


  1. Combine the sugar and water in a pan over medium heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Add the ginger while still on medium heat.
  3. Once it has boiled lightly, turn off.
  4. Let it cool for a few minutes to room temperature.
  5. Filter out the ginger and use the syrup to prepare your tea.



Store in the fridge. You can use it for up to two weeks.

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