Garam Masala Hot Chocolate

  • serves 1

This Indian-spiced hot chocolate is a balance of savoury and sweet spices including cumin, coriander, cardamom and cinnamon. Taste a hint of black pepper for a touch of heat! Recipe courtesy of Preena Chauhan of Arvinda’s Healthy Gourmet Indian Cooking. Photo credit: Paresh Chauhan

25 Ratings
Directions for: Garam Masala Hot Chocolate


1 cup 2% milk

1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

2 tsp raw cane sugar

½ tsp garam masala (such as Arvinda’s Garam Masala)

1 cinnamon stick, to garnish (optional)


1. In a non-stick pot, add milk, cocoa powder and sugar. Using a silicone or plastic whisk, mix together until milk is frothy and cocoa powder is well dissolved.

2. Add Arvinda’s Garam Masala and bring to a boil. Serve in a mug with a cinnamon stick to garnish.

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