Garam Masala Recipe

Garam masala is a fine powder which is basically added to various curries to enhance it’s taste. It has various flavour which makes Curries tasteful.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup coriander seeds.
  • 1/4 cup cumin seeds.
  • 2 tbsp peppercorns.
  • 1 tbsp clove.
  • 6-7 bay leaf.
  • 20 pods green cardamom.
  • 10 pods black cardamom.
  • 3-4 mace.
  • 1 medium size nutmeg.
  • 2 star anise.
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds.
  • 1 tbsp Caraway/Shah jeera.
  • 12- 14 cinnamon sticks.

INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE

  1. In a pan roast coriander seeds for 2 mins on low flame and take it out in a bowl.
  2. Roast cumin seeds for 2 mins on low flame and take it out in the same bowl.
  3. Roast the peppercorns and cloves for 1-2 mins as well and take that out in the same bowl.
  4. Roast cinnamon sticks for 2-3 mins on low flame and take out in same bowl.
  5. Roast fennel seeds and Caraway/shah jeera for 2 mins and bring out in same bowl.
  6. Roast green and black cardamom for 2 mins and take out in same bowl.
  7. Roast bay leaf for 1 mins and add in same bowl.
  8. Add mace, nutmeg, star anise and roast for 2 mins on low flame and take all out in same bowl.
  9. Let the mixture cool down a bit.
  10. Roughly break the bay leaf into small pieces.
  11. Take all the mixture in a blending jar and blend into fine powder.
  12. Do not blend continuously to avoid over heating.
  13. Take breaks in middle while grinding.
  14. Sieve and blend the leftover mixture again.
  15. Store and use.