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”.
|Coriander Seeds||5 tbsp|
|Cumin Seeds||2 tbsp|
|Green Cardamom||2 and 1/2 tbsp|
|Kalpasi / Black Stone Flower||1 tbsp|
|Bay Leaf||5 big leaves|
|Turmeric Powder||1 tsp|
|Rock Salt||2 tsp|
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).
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.
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!