Punjabi Garam Masala

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:3 Cups
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Grind Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - coriander seeds
  • 1 cup - cumin seeds
  • 4 tbsp - green cardamom
  • 5 - black cardamom
  • 4 tbsp - pepper corns
  • 6 - whole red chillies
  • 2 inch piece - cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp - cloves
  • 1/2 piece - nutmeg
  • 4 blades - mace
  • 2 - bay leaves

How to Make Punjabi Garam Masala

  • Lightly roast all the spices on slow flame for 1 minute till nice aroma start coming from the masala, but don't overdo it.
  • You can also keep this masala in hot sunlight for a few hours to remove moisture from the spices (if you want to skip the roasting process).
  • Then grind in the mixer to a fine powder.
  • Store in an airtight jar.
  • Serving suggestion: Use in almost all Indian curries, pulao, raita and in Punjabi gravies.
  • Recipe courtesy: Maayeka

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