Homemade Garam masala
Prep Time
10mins
Cook Time Passive Time
15mins 20mins
Prep Time
10mins
Cook Time Passive Time
15mins 20mins
Instructions
  1. Keep all ingredients ready. There is not any perfect ratio for the ingredients to be added. Its just a rough estimate. Sun drying the ingredients the prior day is good.
  2. Bay leaves almost 5-6, Mace 1-2.
  3. Almost 2 tbsp of coriander seeds. This gives nice taste to the dish.
  4. 1 tbsp or less than that of pepper corns
  5. 1 tbsp of fennel seeds
  6. 1 tbsp of cumin seeds
  7. Cardamon and cloves 20 each (approx)
  8. Star Anise 5
  9. Cinnamon around 5-6 medium pieces
  10. Dry roast everything in a pan. Keep stove in low flame as possible and just heat all the ingredients. Stir continuously no need to roast each ingredient separately.
  11. Cool down completely and Grind in a mixie jar to fine powder. Sieve the powder if required.
  12. Cool down for few mins and store in a air tight container.
  13. Home made garam masala powder is ready. This can be used in required quantities in Biriyani, Non-veg gravies, Veg gravies, Soups etc.