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My Favourite 'Chai' Experiences In India

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My Favourite 'Chai' Experiences In India






A cup of Chai in India holds a lot. There?s definitely more to a cup of tea than its aroma and taste. Tea is a kind of necessity. It?s an emotion, an expression?a medley of thoughts. A cup of Chaiin India is an excuse to celebrate so many little things ? the rains, the morning newspaper, the late-night chitchats, the train journeys, the much-loved friends, the not-so-loved guests at home?and so much more.

Chai has been a significant part of my travels, too. Although I can live without tea at home, I crave for a good cup of tea while I?m travelling. There?s something about Chai that enhances the joy of your experiences. But, do you get good tea everywhere" Umm? Not really. While tea is so important in Indian living, it?s not so easy to find a real good cup of tea. There?s this extra sweet, over-boiled tea that you get anywhere and everywhere in India. Well, that?s not my cup of tea.
The tea that I?m talking about is the real good tea. The tea that refreshes, delights and makes you happy.
Before I talk about my favourite Chai experiences in India, I?d like to mention what inspired me to write this post ? it?s this beautiful post by travel blogger, Candace Rose Rardon ?Home is a Cup of Tea?, which made me think about my tea experiences in India. Candace has weaved an exquisite post on tea, which also showcases her brilliant sketches.

So, let me share the stories of my best ?tea? experiences in India. One cup at a time ?
KashmirKashmir, one of the dream places I have been to, serves good tea all the time. Yes, it?s not just about one or two instances. But, I had good tea throughout my stay in Kashmir. And, I had quite a variety of Chai experiences ? homemade tea, restaurant tea, small tea-shop tea and tea in a village home.

Kashmiris are known to have Nun Chai, which is salty in taste. I won?t say that it gives you that Chai ka maza (tea flavour), but you can enjoy it like a soup. Another tea Kashmiris have is Kahwah, which is the tea without milk. It?s prepared with dry fruits and whole spices like cardamom and cinnamon. The usual milk tea is called ?Lipton? in Kashmir, which is zaikedar (flavourful).     Also read: My Food Trail In Kashmir
DarjeelingI had always dreamt of having tea straight from a Darjeeling tea estate. So, when I stayed at a tea resort in Darjeeling, enjoying an aromatic, flavourful tea was a foregone conclusion. A typical Darjeeling tea is the black tea, which is savoured without sugar. Well, I used to add sugar to my tea, but the locals told me to have it without sugar for better flavour. 

A Darjeeling tea has three distinctive features ? the aroma, the colour and the taste. It?s simple and it?s delicious. The locals also add a few whole spices to their tea, such as bay leaves, cloves, etc. I loved my cup of Chai so much in Darjeeling that I got a couple of packets for home as well.
My most unusual tea experience was brewing my tea myself in a home stay. As I mentioned that they usually m...


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