Garam Masala


Garam Masala

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A delicious masala made from scratch


2 ea cinnamon sticks3 ea bay leaves6T cumin seeds8T coriander seeds1T green cardamom1t black pepper, whole5 ea cloves1 ea dried red chili1t mace2 ea black cardamomPinch of ground nutmeg


  1. Toast all spices except ground nutmeg in a large pan over very low heat until just a shade darker and very fragrant.
  2. Remove from heat and add in nutmeg.
  3. When cool, grind fine using a spice or coffee grinder.
  4. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.
  5. ** note, if using for a spice rub, the spice can be coarsely ground**

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