Garam Masala Recipes

Garam Masala Recipe

Generally there are several variants of garam masala, some making use of hot spices, for example pepper, and some other aromatic spices. Here are a few combinations to select from based on your very own preferences. Made from high quality spices and kept airtight, garam masala could keep its flavor as well as fragrance for months.

 Garam Masala

Ingredients :

4 tablespoons cilantro seeds

2 tablespoons cumin seeds

1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns

2 teaspoons cardamom seeds

4 X 7.5 cm cinnamon sticks

1 teaspoon while cloves

1 nutmeg

 

Method :

In a small pan, roast separately the coriander, cumin, peppercorns, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves. As each one starts to smell fragrant, turn on to plate to cool. After roasting, peel the cardamoms, discard pods and use only the seeds. Put all into electric blender and blend to a fine powder. Finely grate nutmeg and mix in. Store in glass jar with airtight lid.

 

 Fragrant Garam Masala

Ingredients :

3 X 7.5 cm cinnamon sticks

2 teaspoons cardamom seeds

1 teaspoon while cloves

1 teaspoon blades of mace

 

Method :

Roast spices separately and grind in a blender or with mortar and pestle. Add grated nutmeg, if used. Store in glass jar with airtight lid.

 

 Kashmiri Garam Masala

Ingredients :

2 teaspoons cardamom seeds

1 teaspoon black cumin seeds

1 teaspoon while black peppercorns

2 X 5 cm cinnamon sticks

1/2 teaspoon while cloves

Quarter of a nutmeg, grated

 

Method :

Roast spices separately and grind to a fine powder. Add grated nutmeg. Store in glass jar with airtight lid.

 

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