Garam Masala


Garam masala is an Indian spice mixture used as a curry seasoning or condiment with vegetable dishes and grills.


Step 1

Heat a small frying pan over low heat

Step 2

Add Peppercorns, cloves, coriander, cumin, and cardamom seeds to the pan and agitate until aromatic (about 45 seconds)

Step 3

Transfer to a mortar and add the fennel seeds, and cinnamon stick; grind to a semi-fine powder; add the grated nutmeg

Step 4

Allow the spice mixture to cool completely before spooning into an airtight storage container

Step 5

Seal and store in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months