Noted Hollywood actress and pop sensation Selena Gomez has tried her hands in making the classic Indian chai or the milk tea. She made the masala chai in a special program hosted by renowned chef and television presenter Padma Lakshmi.
Meanwhile, the viewers comment that Selena’s tea looked stronger than Padma’s. This video has been viewed by millions of people in Selena Gomes’ fan pages. The video is part of the television show Selena + Chef where she prepares delicious culinary delicacies with famous chefs.
Padma Lakshmi is showing Selena how to make the classic masala tea. For this, water was boiled with a few pieces of ginger. When the water boils, 3 tsp tea leaves, ½ tsp cardamom powder, 4 cloves, 3 tsp brown sugar and 1 tbsp honey are added. A cup of milk too is added. This tea is then strained into a cup.
In the video, Selena is seen struggling to pronounce the name of cardamom. Meanwhile, she confesses that she hasn’t seen a tea strainer.
Indians have posted comments saying that Selena’s tea looks tastier and more refreshing. Tea experts wrote that the tea tastes best when it is simmered for a few minutes after it boils and rises up. Selena learned to cook rice and prawns curry and even tries eating them with her hands.