This Kolkata Street Vendor Offering Cappuccino Chai Is Going Viral

by Shreya Ghosh
This Kolkata Street Vendor Offering Cappuccino Chai Is Going Viral

Tea is an emotion for every Indian. Everything seems difficult without slurping on a hot cup of chai. And when it comes to Kolkata, Calcuttans love their ‘bhaar er cha’. Kolkata tea stalls are famous for using earthen pots to serve tea and we Bengalis absolutely love to take a sip from it. Recently, a video went viral of a tea stall in the City of Joy offering ‘Cappuccino Chai’ in earthen pots. Isn’t it interesting?

This Kolkata Street Vendor Offering Cappuccino Chai Is Going Viral

Nestled in Shakespeare Sarani, the name of the place is ‘Arun Tea Stall’ and this is where you need to be to take a sip of cappuccino chai. Interestingly, not a single pinch of coffee is used to prepare this beverage. All the tricks lie in the preparation. The stall owner uses just the basic ingredients such as milk, tea, water, spices, and sugar to prepare a cup of this beverage and sprinkles some saffron strands on the frothing for some flavour. The cappuccino-like frothing on the cup is the biggest attraction of Kesar Chai in Arun Tea Stall. A blogger from Kolkata, Soham Sinha (@kolkatadelites) uploaded an aesthetic video of the preparation of the tea and it is receiving immense love from the netizens.

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Everyone Loves Kesar Chai!

Instagram users are pouring their love for chai in the comments section and they are also appreciating the great filming and editing of the video. This aesthetically made video is making rounds on the internet for some time now and currently, it has almost 8 million views with more than 330K likes and over 2,440 comments.

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As per a report of the Telegraph India, the owner uses a special mixture of 4 tea leaves to freshly brew the famous Kesar chai. He also makes sure to add some unique masala before straining the tea for a distinct taste. This cappuccino chai is the most popular tea at Arun Tea Stall. It costs only ₹40 for 1 cup. In fact, its popularity has led to many customers even calling this stall ‘Kesaria Tea Stall’. Now that you know where to go to taste this desi cappuccino chai, what are you waiting for?