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Homemade Garam Masala

Garam Masala, a flavorful masala powder, a blend of most of our Indian spices, used in lot of variety rices, biriyani’s, and gravies. So, we can say it is a must to have ingredient in our Indian kitchen. If you start google for this recipe, you will have a lot and lot of recipes, and Here, I have shared my version of preparing Garam Masala, which I believe it, as a strong, flavorful one. Whenever I prepare this garam masala at home, its nice aroma, fill my home, a whole and whole day. The secret ingredient of most of all my recipes is this “Homemade Garam Masala”.

 

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Ingredients:

Coriander Seeds 5 tbsp
Cumin Seeds 2 tbsp
Peppercorns 3 tbsp
Fennel 2 tbsp
Cloves 1 tbsp
Cinnamon 10’’ sticks
Green Cardamom 2 and 1/2 tbsp
Kalpasi / Black Stone Flower 1 tbsp
Star Anise 6
Bay Leaf 5 big leaves
Turmeric Powder 1 tsp
Rock Salt 2 tsp

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Preparation Instructions:

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Fry all the spices except turmeric and salt together in a fry pan in medium flame for about 4 to 5 minutes. Then switch off the flame and add turmeric powder and salt. It gets fried in the heat of the pan itself. Now let the spices to cool well for about 5 to 8 minutes. Once it is cooled, add it to the mixer jar and grind it to a fine powder (the mixer jar should be dry).

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While running the mixer grinder, once in a while, open the mixer jar and scrap the sides of the jar with a dry spoon and grind it to a fine powder evenly.

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Now let the powder to cool well and then transfer it to the air tight container or a glass bottle. Aromatic Garam Masala is ready for use!

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4 comments:

Shama Nagarajan said...

flavourful....nice presentation

Rebecca Subbiah said...

looks great can't beat homemade spice blends

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow flavourful masala,lovely click...blender click is too gud:)

Chandrani Banerjee said...

Very flavorful powder..


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