Homemade Garam masala

Home made garam masala powder

Home made garam masala powder to give the authentic aroma and taste to your dishes. Garam masala is been used in all the Asian cuisines in the dishes like all Biriyani varieties, Gravy varieties, Fried items, Stews, Broth etc. As we used to add whole spice in our food and later upon eating we are discarding the spices out of the plate. And also all the spices are costly we should not waste them. Instead of buying Garam masala powder from store, home made is the best.

Garam masala powder

Without any further delay prepare this Garam masala at your home and use. We may require a little quantity when used as a powder form. And also this saves our money too. And also not only these spices are aromatic to added in food recipes each of the ingredients has its own health benefits. If we use as a powder form it reaches our body through food but if we use as a whole spice we discard it from our plate.

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Home made garam masala powder

Homemade Garam masala

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Masala powders
Cuisine Indian

Ingredients
  

  • 5-6 Bay Leaves / பிரியாணி இலைகள்
  • 5-6 Cinnamon stick / இலவங்கப்பட்டை
  • 15-20 Cloves
  • 5-6 Star anise
  • 1-2 Mace
  • 20 Cardamom
  • 2 tbsp Coriander seeds / கொத்தமல்லி விதைகள்
  • 1 tbsp Fennel seeds / பெருஞ்சீரகம்
  • 1 tbsp Cumin seeds / சீரகம்
  • 1 tbsp Pepper corns / மிளகு

Instructions
 

  • 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.
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  • Bay leaves almost 5-6, Mace 1-2.
    Garam masala powder
  • Almost 2 tbsp of coriander seeds. This gives nice taste to the dish.
    Garam masala powder
  • 1 tbsp or less than that of pepper corns
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  • 1 tbsp of fennel seeds
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  • 1 tbsp of cumin seeds
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  • Cardamon and cloves 20 each (approx)
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  • Star Anise 5
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  • Cinnamon around 5-6 medium pieces
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  • 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.
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  • Cool down completely and Grind in a mixie jar to fine powder. Sieve the powder if required.
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  • Cool down for few mins and store in a air tight container.
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  • Home made garam masala powder is ready. This can be used in required quantities in Biriyani, Non-veg gravies, Veg gravies, Soups etc.
    Garam masala powder

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My name is Poornima Thirumurthy Kumar born in chennai (Tamil Nadu), Studied BSc Mathematics did MCA and working as Technical Lead in a software company. I have more than 8 years experience in IT field. I was a freelance web designer while pursuing GNIIT (Software Engineering) course in NIIT. But later then I gave up my time only with my company. Though I would like to cook before marriage for my parents and my elder brother, cooking has become my passion since (2014) I got married and became Poornima Senthil Kumar, its just because to impress my hubby. And I would like to do more recipes for my daughter Keerthana who is 15 months old now, many times she would not try it at all. Now I would like to post my recipes to the world to impress you all. I have planned to launch this website on 14th April 2017. And its going to be updated with new recipes frequently. Cooking healthy food, eating happily and staying active without any illness till the last breath is the way of my life. And I would be very happy to know my friends are too happy and healthy with my recipes. No rules, Don’t be afraid to do whatever you want. Cooking doesn’t have to have rules. I don’t like it that way. – Masaharu Morimoto Thank you.

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