Homemade Garam Masala Recipe – (Blend of 12 Warm Spices)

Homemade Garam Masala Recipe - (Blend of 12 Warm Spices)

Homemade Garam Masala recipe made by blending twelve warm spices, to give a fresh, unique, strong and authentic flavor that will hook you forever. Making this at home using organic spices, gives you assurance that your homemade Garam Masala is free of any adulterants and you can add it freely to all your recipes, chaats or drinks.

Adding Homemade Garam Masala to your Recipes

Garam Masala is spice is usually added towards the end of recipe, when the dish is almost ready or when it is served. This spice may also be used to enhance the flavors of mocktail, cocktail, teas, coffees, smoothies and also baked items. Possibilities are endless! It enhances the taste of your dish or drink to the next level. Hence, Garam Masala is claiming its spot in the pantries around the world. 

Homemade Garam Masala may also be used to enhance the flavors of mocktail, cocktail, teas, coffees, smoothies and also baked items. Possibilities are endless!

Health Benefits of Homemade Garam Masala

Garam Masala (Warm Spices) is a blend of warm spices commonly used in Indian sub-continent to enhance the flavor of any dish. It is an effective immunity builder and pain killer. Additionally, it slows the aging process and increases the body’s ability to absorb proteins, vitamins & mineral in food we eat. Lastly, it also reduces heart burns, bloating and relives gas.

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Why make your own Garam Masala?

You can buy garam masala in most high-end grocery stores or international grocery stores, however tends to lose it flavors, fragrance and strength after a few days. Hence, it tastes best when made from whole spices fresh at home. This also helps make sure that it is free of any adulterants or additives. You can make it and store it for few weeks if you’d like. This will give you quality assurance and better taste. When you compare the home and market blends, the difference in quality is clearly visible. Most recipes on this website use this spice.

You’ll be Hooked to this Garam Masala Recipe

Depending on the regional and cultural preference, the flavor and texture of garam masala may vary from one house hold to another. However, after trying this recipe garam masala flavor, you’ll be hooked. One unique difference is that, this recipe does not use coriander seeds which gives this spice blend a strong flavor.

Garam Masala Recipe Ingredients:

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Twelve warm spices that are used for making this Garam Masala Recipe are:

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Garam Masala Recipe Method:

  1. Check all the raw spices to make sure that there are no foreign material (chaffs & husks) in the spices.
  2. Next step is to dry the spices. If you live in a warm climate place with lot of sunlight, then you can leave the spices out in the sun for a day. Alternatively preheat the oven to 200oF. Once it reaches the temperature switch it off. Then spread all the ingredients on a baking sheet and place it inside the oven until all the spices are warm.Garam Masala Enhance Your Palate Spices
  3. Crush big pieces of spices in a mortar and pestle before grinding. This is to make sure that large and hard spices do not damage the grinder jar.
    Garam Masala Enhance Your Palate Spices Garam Masala Enhance Your Palate Spices Garam Masala Enhance Your Palate Spices
  4. Put all the spices in a dry grinder jar and grind till you get a fine powder. I used Vitamix mixer with dry grains jar.
    Garam Masala Enahance Your Palate Spices
  5. Sieve the ground mixture to separate out the coarse pieces.
  6. Do not discard the coarse pieces, just reground them or use them in curries that take whole spices.
  7. Your garam masala is ready. Store in an air-tight container in cool and dry place.

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Recipes in which this Homemade Garam Masala is used to enhance flavors:

3.5 from 2 votes
Homemade Garam Masala Recipe – (Blend of 12 Warm Spices)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Homemade Garam Masala recipe made by blending twelve warm spices, to give a fresh, unique, strong and authentic flavor that will hook you forever. Making this at home using organic spices, gives you assurance that your homemade Garam Masala is free of any adulterants and you can add it freely to all your recipes, chaats or drinks.

Course: Condiments, Spice
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Garam Masala, Garam Masala Recipe, Homemade Garam Masala
Servings: 200 people
Calories: 2 kcal
Author: Rupali Agarwal
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Check all the raw spices to make sure that there are no foreign material (chaffs & husks) in the spices.
  2. Next step is to dry the spices. If you live in a warm climate place with lot of sunlight, then you can leave the spices out in the sun for a day. Alternatively preheat the oven to 200oF. Once it reaches the temperature switch it off. Then spread all the ingredients on a baking sheet and place it inside the oven until all the spices are warm.
  3. Crush big pieces of spices in a mortar and pestle before grinding. This is to make sure that large and hard spices do not damage the grinder jar.
  4. Put all the spices in a dry grinder jar and grind till you get a fine powder. I used Vitamix mixer with dry grains jar.
  5. Sieve the ground mixture to separate out the coarse pieces.
  6. Do not discard the coarse pieces, just reground them or use them in curries that take whole spices.

  7. Your garam masala is ready. Store in an air-tight container in cool and dry place.

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Garam Masala Recipe – (Blend of 12 Warm Spices)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2
% Daily Value*
Potassium 9mg0%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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