Garam masala is an Indian spice mixture used as a curry seasoning or condiment with vegetable dishes and grills.
Heat a small frying pan over low heat
Add Peppercorns, cloves, coriander, cumin, and cardamom seeds to the pan and agitate until aromatic (about 45 seconds)
Transfer to a mortar and add the fennel seeds, and cinnamon stick; grind to a semi-fine powder; add the grated nutmeg
Allow the spice mixture to cool completely before spooning into an airtight storage container
Seal and store in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months