Garam Masala Powder – Indian Spice Mix Recipe

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Garam Masala Powder – Indian Spice Mix Recipe

  • Garam Masala Powder - Indian Spice Mix

Garam Masala Powder (Indian Spice Mix) is an important Indian spice blend that is a must in every Indian kitchen. There are many variations of making Garam Masala recipe. I am making Masala using following ingredients since many years. Here I am sharing my Secret Recipe of Garam Masala.

Ingredients for 250g Garam Masala (check image gallery for reference):

  • 20g Black Pepper (Kali Mirch)
  • 20g Cinnamon (Dalchini)
  • 20g Clove (Laung)
  • 20g Caraway seeds (Shahjeera)
  • 20g Star anise (Chakra Phool)
  • 20g Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
  • 20g Poppy seeds (Khas Khas)
  • 20g Black Cardamom (Kali Elaichi)
  • 20g Bay leaf (Tej Patta)
  • 20g Mesua ferrea (Nagkesar)
  • 10g Nirav Mace Whole (Javantri)
  • 20g Myristica Malabarica (Rampatri)
  • 20g Triphala
  • 5 Green Cardamom (Elaichi)


  • First, remove stones & debris from all the spices.
  • Break open the swirls or the curved parts of cinnamon and wipe off the inner part with a dry cloth and make sure there’s no larva, fungi or infestations.
  • Sun-dry all spices 5 – 6 hours per day for three days.
  • You can also roast all spices separately for 1 to 2 minute over a low flame.
  • Mix all sundried/roasted spices (except Bay Leaf) in a large bowl.
  • to crush Bay Leaves grind the separately, add in these spices.
  • Mix all spices and grind to fine powder.
  • Sieve using a fine mesh strainer and grind the leftover coarse particles again, repeat the process.
  • Store in an air-tight container.

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