Garam Masala

Garam Masala
Photo by Randy Mayor

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons black peppercorns
  • 8 whole cloves
  • 12 cardamom pods
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 12 cardamom pods
  • + 7 more ingredients
    • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
    • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
    • 1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick, broken into pieces
    • 8 whole cloves
    • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
    • 1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick, broken into pieces
    • 2 teaspoons black peppercorns

Place the first 6 ingredients in a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook until spices smoke, becoming fragrant and turning dark, shaking pan constantly (about 5 minutes). Stir in nutmeg. Remove from heat; cool completely. Place spice mixture in a spice or coffee grinder; process until finely ...

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Variations on Garam Masala

  • Garam Masala
    • 1 small dried red chile, stemmed
    • 1 Tbs. green cardamom pods
    • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg (preferably freshly grated)
    • 1/4 cup cumin seeds
    • +5 other ingredients
  • Garam Masala
    • 1 tablespoon dried miniature rosebuds
    • 1 dried red chile
    • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
    • 1 1-inch piece cinnamon stick
    • 1/4 cup cumin seeds
    • +5 other ingredients
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    • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
    • 3/4 teaspoon cardamom seeds
    • 1 (1-inch) cinnamon stick
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
    • +6 other ingredients
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    • 1 (2-inch) cinnamon stick, broken
    • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
    • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
    • 2 tablespoons cardamom seeds
    • +2 other ingredients
  • Garam Masala
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
    • 1 (1-inch) cinnamon stick, broken
    • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
    • 1 dried red chile
    • 1/4 cup cumin seeds
    • +3 other ingredients
  • Garam Masala
    • 1/4 whole nutmeg
    • 3/4 teaspoon black peppercorns
    • 1 2-inch cinnamon stick
    • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    • 1 teaspoon whole cloves
    • +1 other ingredients
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    • 1 tablespoon cardamom seeds
    • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
    • 1 tablespoon peppercorns
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons whole cloves
    • 3 tablespoons cumin seeds
    • +2 other ingredients
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    • 2.5 tablespoon(s) ground ginger
    • 0.25 cup(s) coriander seeds
    • 0.125 teaspoon(s) ground mace
    • 2 3-inch cinnamon sticks
    • 1 bay leaf
    • +3 other ingredients
  • Garam Masala
    • 2 T cumin seeds
    • 2 T coriander seeds
    • 2 T cardamom seeds
    • 2 T black peppercorns
    • 1 (3-inch) stick cinnamon, broken up
    • 1 t whole cloves
    • +1 other ingredients
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    • 1/4 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
    • 1 tablespoon green or white cardamom pods
    • 1 cinnamon stick
    • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
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    • 3 tablespoons cumin seeds
    • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
    • 6 whole cloves
    • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds


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