How to make Garam Masala -

Aromatic masala used widely in Indian cooking

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Black Peppercorns (काली मिर्च), Cloves (लौंग)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Powders


You can also find more Powders recipes like Molaga Podi, Chholay Masala, Sambhar Masala, Goda Masala.

Garam Masala

Garam Masala Recipe Card


Hindi: makai
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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Garam Masala Recipe

  • Black Peppercorns 2 1/2 teaspoons

  • Cloves 6

  • Cinnamon 10 1 inch stick

  • Cloves 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardamom 4 grams

  • Mace 1 blade

  • Coriander seeds 4 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 3 tablespoons

  • Nutmeg grated 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Take a pan and lightly roast the whole masalas one by one: cumin seeds, coriander seeds, black pepper, cloves, small cardamoms, big cardamoms, nutmeg, cinnamon and mace.

Step 2

Mix all these, let cool and grind to a fine powder. If required, sieve. Store in an airtight jar.

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