Garam masala, a mix of different spices, roasted and powdered, is an essential ingredient in Indian cooking. It is used for seasoning Indian curries or rice preparation. Variation in flavour occurs across different regional cuisine based on the spices used. Traditionally, the whole spices are roasted to release their aroma and then ground using a pestle and mortar. Learn how to make this popular version called Punjabi Garam Masala at home. Add this garam masala to your next preparation and enjoy the aroma and warmth.