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garam masala powder

Garam Masala Powder

Radhika
Homemade garam masala powder blend to enhance the aroma and taste of the dishes.
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Condiments
Cuisine Indian
Servings 1 small bottle

Ingredients
  

  • Coriander seeds - 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cloves - 1 tsp
  • Cardamom - 10 nos
  • Cinnamon - 2 inch stick
  • Bay leaves - 2
  • Black pepper corns - 1 tsp
  • Whole dry red chillies - 4 to 5



Instructions
 

  • Stovetop method: Heat a pan and dry roast each ingredient separately one after the other till the spices become fragrant.
  • Transfer to a bowl and let it cool completely. Transfer to a mixer jar or coffee grinder and powder coarsely.
  • Microwave method: Spread the ingredients all over the glass turntable evenly. Microwave at high for 1 min. After it finishes cooking, do not open the MW oven door immediately.
  • This way the spices will keep getting roasted in the heat without getting burnt. Transfer to a plate after 4 or 5 mins and let it cool to room temperature. Transfer to a mixer jar or coffee grinder and powder coarsely.
  • Transfer the garam masala powder to an airtight jar and use as required.