Garam Masala

Garam Masala

3 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 5 minutes

Garam is the Indian word for "warm" or "hot." It is an aromatic spice blend of different dry-roasted, ground spices from the colder climes of northern India. It is intended to add a sense of "warmth" to both palate and spirit.

Many Indian recpies call for this spice which is simple to make but not always easy to find.


3 tablespoon Black pepper
3 tablespoon Cinnamon
1 1/2 tablespoon Cardamom; - brown
1 tablespoon Cloves
1 tablespoon Cumin; seeds
1 tablespoon Bay leaves; - crushed
1/2 tablespoon Coriander; seeds

Original recipe makes 1 Serving



Mix all ingredients and lightly roast on a tawa or any heavy skillet. Grind in a food processor and sieve to get a fine powder.

Note: A tava, also known as tawah, is a large, flat or slightly concave disc-shaped griddle made from cast iron, steel or aluminium.

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As my wife states, it wasn't hot but we could smell it even post meal ( a chicken dish). The house smells nice. I'm running it by some of my Indian friends who use this more often than me.
wyattj 4y ago

Great easy recipe ,good to keep to another recipe!
Sally747 9y ago

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Cyrano 9y ago

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