Garam Masala


Garam Masala

Recipe type: Yield: 2-4 Prep time: Cook time: Total time:

A delicious masala made from scratch


2 ea cinnamon sticks
3 ea bay leaves
6T cumin seeds
8T coriander seeds
1T green cardamom
1t black pepper, whole
5 ea cloves
1 ea dried red chili
1t mace
2 ea black cardamom
Pinch 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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