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Hot Coffee Masala

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"The hot drink to drink during cold time!"
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10 m servings 31
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil, and stir in the cumin seeds, star anise pod, and cinnamon stick; reduce heat to a simmer, and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the instant coffee, and allow the drink to simmer gently for 2 more minutes. Pour the drink into mugs, straining out the spices, and stir 1 teaspoon of nonfat dry milk powder and 1 teaspoon of white sugar into each mug.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 31 calories; 0.1 6.5 1.2 < 1 22 Full nutrition

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So I learned to make something similar, but easier. Brew your regular coffee with the spices. You can use anything you like. My standard is cinnimon, all spice, nutmeg, ginger, and crushed red ...

I took the top reviewer's suggestion and added the spices (adding a sprinkling of nutmeg as well) to my coffee basket with my coffee grounds. I brewed half a pot of coffee. The smell of this bre...

Great ideas. Like the previous reviewer I add the spices to the ground coffee prior to brewing. Cinnamon has been a favorite coffee ingredient for years, however, this morning I added a twist o...

I liked it a lot! Tastes like a great mix between Chai Tea and coffee. I did have some substitutes; ground cumin for cumin seeds, all spice for anise, and french vanilla creamer for dry milk. Al...

This "Hot Coffee Masala" has a wonderful aroma. I made mine with regular coffee by adding the spices to my French-press coffee maker. I agree that it would be a good "comfort drink" for a person...