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Basic Garam Masala

Suvir Saran

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Basic Garam Masala

  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1-1/2 oz cumin seeds
  • 1-1/2 oz coriander seeds
  • 3/4 oz green or black cardamom seeds
  • 3/4 oz black peppercorns
  • 1/2 oz cloves
  • 1/2 oz mace

Break the cinnamon sticks into pieces. Add the bay leaves.

Heat a heavy frying pan and after 2 minutes put in the whole spices.

Dry roast over a medium flame till color darkens, stirring or shaking the pan frequently to prevent burning.

Place the contents on a cold platter to cool, then grind and blend with mace powder.

Store in an airtight container

Keywords: Indian

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