The recipe comes from the filmmaker's friend Rajen Shah, and it calls for bringing the mixture to a boil and then raising and lowering it three times to mix all the ingredients together. It's a mesmerizing little sequence in a beautifully done video.
By the way, if you think it's too hot for masala chai, try it iced!
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