The taste of a kadak-masala & adrak chai, is known to all, but it is the ‘tandoori chai’ that is gaining popularity these days. Chai lover or not, but you’ve got to try this trending beverage, once at-least. And for the people in Gurugram, we’ve found a place that serves the best tandoori chai, called the ‘Tandoori Chai Bagaan’.
The ‘Tandoori Chai Bagaan’, located at Baani Square mall in Sector 50, is known for their unique chai preparation and is the place you need to visit soon.
Chai isn’t the aptest beverage to cool you down, but when you come across Tandoori Chai, you tend to make an exception. Tandoori Chai Bagaan is a small Chai and snacks point and their concoction of the stress bursting beverage is mind blowing. Tandoori chai doesn’t just taste well, but the entire process of making it, is fascinating too, which is why the internet is flooded with videos of its making.
Well, earthen drinking clay pots or kullads are kept in a burning tandoor to char and get roasted. Pre-made, semi-cooked tea is then poured into one of the extremely hot clay pots and what follows is magic, worthy of many Instagram-able videos; the chai is let to bubble over as it finishes cooking. It’s the hot clay pot that lends the chai its smoky flavour. Once it does its job, the chai is then poured into another clean clay pot and served piping hot.
You can also pair it up with a side of bun maska or bun maska jam, bombay vada pav, cheese samosa, maggi or the most famous UK? pakora with UK? s pecial chay. The chai is milky with subtle hints of smokiness and real essence of tandoori clay soil.
So go ahead and grab your cup of the oozing tandoori chai!
Where: G 49A, Baani Square mall, sohna road, Gurgaon, sector 50.
Timings: 10 am to 11 pm
Cost: 200 for two people.