Garam masala

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Garam masala is a blend of ground spices common in the Indian, Bengali and Pakistani cuisine, whose literal meaning is hot (or warm) spice. There are many variants: most traditional mixes use just cinnamon, roasted cumin, caraway seeds, cloves, nutmeg, mace) and green cardamom pods or black cardamom pods. Many commercial mixtures may include more of other less expensive spices and may contain dried red chili peppers, dried garlic, ginger powder, sesame seeds, mustard seeds, turmeric, coriander, bay leaves, star anise and fennel.

It can be added to recipes where required or added directly to the food as one would add salt and pepper.

Garam masala
Calories per serving:21
Ready in:15 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:None
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:20th October 2012

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  1. Grind ingredients in a coffee grinder
  2. Mix well
  3. Store in an airtight jar, preferably out of the light


Servings: 25 - Makes one jar


Adjust to your taste

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