How to make Garam Masala Powder -

Classic Indian dry roasted spice mix.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book No Oil Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Mace (जावित्री), Cinnamon (दालचीनी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Powders

Garam Masala Powder

Garam Masala Powder Recipe Card


Store bought garam masala can never match the taste, aroma and experience of making your own at home. Garam literally means hot or warm and the spice mix certainly lives up to its name. You can use this delicious spice mix to finish of a number of delicious recipes with style!

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Garam Masala Powder Recipe

  • Mace 10-12 blad

  • Cinnamon 8-10 inch

  • Cloves 25

  • Green cardamoms 25

  • Black cardamoms 10-12

  • Nutmeg 2

  • Bay leaves 8-10

  • Cumin seeds 8 teaspoons

  • Black peppercorns 4 teaspoons


Step 1

Lightly dry roast the ingredients one by one. Cool and grind to a fine powder.

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