Store bought garam masala can never match the taste, aroma and experience of making your own at home. See how these fabulous spices – all different from each other come together to give you a spice mix, which not just satisfies your taste buds but also adds little doses of nourishment to your food. Here is some essential trivia on the main leads in a robust garam masala.
Cinnamon – dalchini
Mace and Nutmeg - javitri and jaiphal
Both these flavourful spices are derived from the same plant. While nutmeg is the hard inner kernel, mace is a delicate lace like covering around it.
Both these spices benefit in several ways by providing essential oils, vitamin A, vitamin C and iron to the body besides aiding pain relief, digestion and circulation of blood.
General Benefits of Garam Masala
Acts as a digestive aid
Speeds up weight loss
Prevents bad breath
Helps absorb minerals and vitamins from food better
Makes food zingy!
The perfect recipe
Well there is no single recipe for a perfect garam masala and that’s how it should be. Go ahead experiment with spices and create your own mix! Just make sure your spices are well roasted and cooled before you grind them. Store and add a dash of spice to your food, literally.
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