It’s absolutely a noteworthy stunt! Little earthenware pots preheated in enormous oven like ovens; milk bubbled at a high warmth until it turns into all smooth and thick, and tea alcohol fermented with sticks of cinnamon.
At that point starts the fascinating piece — with a steel tong, you get the hot earthenware pot and spot it inside a major metal cup, tap the bubbling milk in to the mud pot, lastly pour the stewing tea alcohol on top of it.
A moment sizzling happens and a whiff of consumed earthenware blends finely with the foamy tea, and you have your warm earthen cup of roasted masala chai! Take the cinnamon out, and you have quite recently a cup of baked chai. Add cashew, almonds, pistachio, caramel, and strawberry syrup, and you have an alternate variation of roasted chai; combine everything, and you have an extraordinary creation of baked chai, as served at Kolkata Tandoori Matir Hari Chai, Aga Sadek Road in Old Dhaka.
It is doing the rounds now as sweet tea.
“We are offering 300 to 400 cups every day to clients, and around 500 cups in weddings and different capacities,” said Emdad Hossain proprietor of Kolkata Tandoori Matir Hari Chai.
This coffeehouse in old Dhaka has its own natural appeal; residue loaded pots of tea and milk are being steamed at high warmth; a customary buzz of clients has caused the workers to remain alert. Everybody is peeping at the large oven where the earthenware cups are kept warm, and requesting for this new extravagant tea.
I met Emdad in this store, and he informed me that his uncle went over the tea at his companion’s store in Kolkata. Around eight months back, that companion came to Dhaka to prepare them and now, Emdad and his uncle both have roasted tea slows down in various areas in Old Dhaka.
Mr. Tea, at Sector 7, Uttara, is a little, comfortable, upscale tea slow down that pulls in local people and pariahs similarly for their new advancement the baked chai.
“I needed to visit Chennai for individual reasons and went over this uncommon tea. After a great deal of urging I took in the creation of the refreshment from Chennai tea producers. I culminated the craftsmanship after numerous preliminaries and now, my year-old shop draws a fine group, for which I am glad,” said Delwar Hossain of Mr. Tea.
His is a thick malai (fat cream) blended milk that is added to the tea alcohol over a consumed earthenware cup. The seared earth smell waits on to the tea and is a group top pick, particularly in crisp evenings.
Next stop was Gulshan Cha Chaii, a comfortable tea store work in another kind of roasted tea. Theirs had a weak trace of cinnamon, the tea was light and foamy, and had hit home to my dark tea just sense of taste. For individuals who drink dark tea just, appreciating any latte is troublesome, however the roasted chai served at Cha Chaii was the ideal cup for me.
“Individuals line for our tea and the interest increments as night attracts. Ends of the week likewise see tremendous group when we offer near 700 cups of a wide range of tea,” said the teamaker at Cha Chaii.
Next tea tasting stop was a shock; my lounge area — would you say you aren’t astounded? Indeed, my cousin requested the unique blend of baked cha from Gram Cha, an online entryway for tea, where you put in a request and they convey your request for tea at your doorstep in a flagon. Their superb mix was what Mishael preferred in light of the fact that he would carbon be able to duplicate it when he is preparing his own milk tea. What’s more, the unexpected factor added grub to my tea experience that day.
All things considered, we adored our tea trusting and had seven to eight unique varieties of baked chai, which arrived on our shores from Kolkata and Chennai. What’s more, we can securely say that we have to some degree acquired mastery regarding the matter and can suggest two cups of roasted chai at one go, in any nippy, stormy night.