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Garam Masala

Garam Masala is a spice mix used in Indian dishes.

They are many versions of Garam Masala. You can choose to make one with the ingredients available to you.

Usually is made using whole spices, lightly heated (until you can feel the smell of the spices). Leave to cool and use a grinder or a mortar to grind them. If you have time, make this version before starting cooking.

Below you will find the quick version, made with ground spices.

Course Tags Spices
Cuisine Tags Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 portions for 4 people
Extravagance House


  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp coriander
  • 1 tbsp green cardamom (or a mix of green and black cardamom)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp chili optional
  • 1/2 tsp bay leaf optional
  • 1/2 tsp fennel optional
  • 1/2 tsp star anise optional


  1. Measure the ingredients.

  2. Mix the spices and store them in a jar until ready to use.

    Garam masala - Extravagance House

Enjoy cooking!


    This quantity is enough to cook 2 dishes for 4 people.

    If you wish, supplement the cumin, coriander, and pepper with 1/2 teaspoon.

    These are few recipes in which to use garam masala spice mix:

    -Butter chicken (Murgh Makhani),

    -Cucumber raita - Indian Cucumber Salad.

    By | 2021-09-02T04:44:52+00:00 March 7th, 2019|0 Comments

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