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homemade garam masala

Garam Masala Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Author Priya Shiva


  • 1/2 cup coriander seeds
  • 1/4 cup fennel seeds
  • 3 Tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 Tbsp green cardamom
  • 2 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 2 tsp black peppercorn
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 nutmeg
  • 3 bay leaf


  1. Dry roast all ingredients on low flame for few minutes till a nice aroma rises.

  2. Let it cool down.

  3. Grind everything down to a fine powder and transfer the content on a dry large plate.

  4. Transfer the content in an airtight container and store it in a cool place.

Recipe Notes


Always use a dry spoon to use this powder which will help in storing it for a longer time. Stored this way, the spices should stay fresh for about 3 months.