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Garam Masala Recipe

This easy homemade Garam Masala Recipe is the perfect way to add a kick to your favorite autumn dishes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American, Indian
Servings: 4 ounces
Calories: 57kcal
Author: Sommer Collier


  • 3 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 3 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 4 teaspoons peppercorns
  • 2 pieces dried ginger
  • 1 tablespoon green cardamom pods
  • 3 whole star anise
  • 2 teaspoons cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 whole nutmeg small
  • 1 dried cayenne chile or 1 teaspoon Piquin chiles, optional


  • Pour all spices in a large skillet and place over medium-high heat.
  • Toast and toss for 5-10 minutes until the spices are slightly darker and the aroma is strong.
  • Pour the spices into a coffee or spice grinder (or GOOD food processor) and grind to desired consistency. Course ground for rubs and fine for curries and baking.
  • Store in an airtight container for months.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 57kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 214mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 4.8mg