Garam Masala

(Indian Spice Mixture)
Indian families hand down their garam masala recipes from generation to generation; though the basic recipe doesn’t change much, each family makes their masala their own.

Garam Masala Garam Masala
Garam masala, an essential component of Indian cuisine, owes some of its intriguing pungency to fresh nutmeg


  • 1 tsp. black peppercorns
  • 12 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. cardamom seeds
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. cloves
  • 13 whole nutmeg


  1. Grind together peppercorns, cinnamon, cardamom seeds, cumin seeds, cloves, and nutmeg into a powder.