A Quick And Easy Garam Masala Recipe


garam masala for British Indian restaurant (BIR) curries

Large batch of my garam masala roasting in a pan

INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons coriander seeds 3 tablespoon white cumin seeds 1 inch piece cinnamon stick or cassia – broken into pieces 8 cloves 4 black cardamom pods 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (optional) 2 tablespoon black peppercorns 2 dried bay leaves Method Place a frying pan over medium heat. Add the spices and dry fry for about 30 seconds. Be sure to move the spices around in the pan so that they roast evenly. Remove from the heat and grind to a fine powder in a spice grinder or pestle and mortar. That’s it… Easy!