Garam Masala

 
Garam Masala

1 SMALL JAR
gluten free meat lactose free

Ingredients
2 bay leaves
2 cinnamon sticks, halved
8 green cardamom seeds
2 tbs cumin seeds
2 ½ tbs coriander seeds
1 ½ tbs black peppercorns
1 tbs whole cloves
½ tsp cloves powder
½ tsp dried ginger
1 nutmeg

Garam Masala is one of the basics in Indian cuisine. You can buy this spice mixture in every supermarket today but we show you how you can make you´re one Garam Masala within just a few minutes. In India they sun dry the herbs first. This takes 2-3 days. If you like you also can do it traditionally.

Heat a non-stick pan an dry roast bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamom , cumin seeds, peppercorns and whole cloves. Stir constantly. When the cumin seeds are brown and you can smell them you should remove the pan from heat.
Let the spice mixture cool down.
In a mortar grind spice mixture and nutmeg until you have a fine powder. Add cloves powder and dried ginger and fill in a jar. Cover with a lid.
Keeps fresh for at least 6 months.

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