Garam Masala is a combination of spices. Garam means hot, masala means mixture. The hot refers not to its spicy quality but to the warming effect the spices have.
- 3 Tbsp coriander seeds
- 3 Tbsp cumin seeds
- 4 tsp black peppercorns
- 1 Tbsp green cardamom pods
- 3 star anise pods
- 2 tsp cloves
- 2 cinnamon sticks, crushed
- 2 bay leaves, crushed
recipe by STIR Cooking School
Toast the spices in a frying pan until fragrant.
Cool. Grind spices in a coffee mill(used for spices only) or high speed food processor.
Store in an air tight container for up to 4-5 months.
STIR Cooking School
Back by popular demand, this class will help you understand and pair the fragrant spices of India. We begin with a fresh, homemade curry paste, then apply it to an various dishes.
The evening will include beer pairings. Vegetarian option available.
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