Tea Masala in Microwave

IFB Spice Secrets

Tea Masala in Microwave

By IFB | June 13, 2020

Yes it’s possible … in an IFB Microwave Oven!

Make the humble tea more aromatic and healthy with Tea Masala using this easy microwave oven recipe by IFB Spice Secrets.

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Yield: 250 gm  

Shelf life: 6 months-1 year


  • 100 gm dried ginger powder or dried ginger (sonth)
  • 50 gm cardamom
  • 25 gm black pepper
  • 25 gm cinnamon
  • 25 gm cloves
  • 1 nutmeg


1.In case dried ginger powder is not available, first make powder from whole dried ginger.

2.In a microwave-safe glass bowl, line a tissue paper on the base. Peel the cardamom and take out the seeds. Spread cardamom, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg, select 80% micropower level on solo mode (microwave mode) and heat up the whole spices for 10 mins.

3.After every minute, lightly stir the spice mixture. After heating, spread them on a paper for 10 mins. Grind the whole spices into fine powder in a grinder.

4.In a big mixing bowl, take dried ginger powder and all other spice powders and mix them well. It’s ready to use. You can make about 250 gm masala from these ingredients.

5. Transfer the masala into a clean glass jar or airtight container.

6. You can store this masala in an airtight container in a cool, dry place for about 6 months to 1 year.

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