Homemade Garm Masala

Ingredients

  • Zeera (Cumin Seeds) – 1 cup
  • Sabit Kali Mirchen (Whole Black Pepper) – ½ cup
  • Laung (Cloves) – ¼ cup
  • Darchini (Cinnamon Sticks) – 12 [1 inch stick]
  • Sabz Elaichi (Green Cardamom) – 12
  • Bari Elaichi (Black Cardamom) – 12
  • Javitri (Mace) – 1 tsp
  • Jaifal (Nutmeg) – ½

Method

Step 1: Dry roast Zeera (Cumin Seeds) at medium flame for 10 seconds.

Step 2: Add Sabit Kali Mirchen (Whole Black Pepper), Darchini (Cinnamon Sticks), Laung (Cloves), Sabz Elaichi (Green Cardamom), Bari Elaichi (Black Cardamom) in a pan for 10-15 seconds at medium flame.

Step 3: Add Jaifal (Nutmeg), Javitri (Mace), all other roasted spices in a spice grinder. Grind and sieve the masala for a more fine texture.


Note: Measuring cups are used in this recipe.

This recipe makes almost 1.75 cups of masala.