Chai is steeped in a rich history. The name “chai” is actually the Hindi word for “tea”, which was derived from “cha”, the Chinese word for “tea”. Chai is a typical beverage which is made by brewing milk with mixture of aromatic spices and herbs.
There is a very famous saying by a wise man that, there is a great deal poetry and fine sentiment in a chest of tea. Traditional chai beverage vary from place to place so its recipe.
One of the most famous type of chai is Irani chai, belongs to the city of Nizams, Hyderabad. Popular for its chai, people who visit Hyderabad never miss a chance to enjoy Irani Chai. If you are a chai lover, you must visit to atleast one of these chai joints in Hyderabad.
Here are few points in Hyderabad to dunk biscuits and sip chai!
1. Cafe Niloufer
Located in Red Hills, Ladkikapul, this cafe offers one of the best Irani chai in Hyderabad. The best part about thsi cafe is that it offers soft buttery Osmania Biscuits which will go perfectly with chai.
2. Alpha Hotel
This cafe offers the thick, sweet and perfect Irani chai. A tiny samosa and a cup of tea will make a perfect combo.
Located in the beautiful and green lanes of Banjara Hills, Lamakaan is known for its tasty samosas, mirchi, neembu pani and the most delicious one 'chai'.
4.Nimra Cafe & Bakery
The beautiful view of Charminar from this cafe attracts crowds of not only Hyderabad but also people from other places. Perfect combination of Irani chai with Osmania biscuits is available right from 4 am. Apart from this this cafe is also famous for Khopra biscuits and Shirmal, a saffron flavored bread.
5. Chai Kahani
Combination of samosa and a sip of almond or ginger chai is their house speciality. Famous for its beautiful door, this place offers you to brew stories with your squad by sitting under the canopies of green trees.