Homemade Garam Masala

Garam Masala, a flavorful masala powder, a blend of most of our Indian spices, used in lot of variety rices, biriyani’s, and gravies. So, we can say it is a must to have ingredient in our Indian kitchen. If you start google for this recipe, you will have a lot and lot of recipes, and Here, I have shared my version of preparing Garam Masala, which I believe it, as a strong, flavorful one. Whenever I prepare this garam masala at home, its nice aroma, fill my home, a whole and whole day. The secret ingredient of most of all my recipes is this “Homemade Garam Masala”.





Coriander Seeds 5 tbsp
Cumin Seeds 2 tbsp
Peppercorns 3 tbsp
Fennel 2 tbsp
Cloves 1 tbsp
Cinnamon 10’’ sticks
Green Cardamom 2 and 1/2 tbsp
Kalpasi / Black Stone Flower 1 tbsp
Star Anise 6
Bay Leaf 5 big leaves
Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
Rock Salt 2 tsp

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Preparation Instructions:



Fry all the spices except turmeric and salt together in a fry pan in medium flame for about 4 to 5 minutes. Then switch off the flame and add turmeric powder and salt. It gets fried in the heat of the pan itself. Now let the spices to cool well for about 5 to 8 minutes. Once it is cooled, add it to the mixer jar and grind it to a fine powder (the mixer jar should be dry).


While running the mixer grinder, once in a while, open the mixer jar and scrap the sides of the jar with a dry spoon and grind it to a fine powder evenly.


Now let the powder to cool well and then transfer it to the air tight container or a glass bottle. Aromatic Garam Masala is ready for use!



Shama Nagarajan said...

flavourful....nice presentation

Rebecca Subbiah said...

looks great can't beat homemade spice blends

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow flavourful masala,lovely click...blender click is too gud:)

Chandrani Banerjee said...

Very flavorful powder..

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