Easy Homemade Garam Masala
Comprised of many of the spices we associate with fall baking, garam masala is a popular spice blend used in Indian cooking. And while you’ll find it in the ingredient list for curries, meat, and soups, this warm blend also has a place in many of the dishes you regularly cook.
How To Use Garam Masala
Garam masala is best when added at the end of cooking and can even be sprinkled on a dish when serving. This mix can then be used in curries, lentils, soups or just sprinkled in some scrambled eggs.
Make Your Own Garam Masala
This is a quick Garam Masala (Indian spice) mix. Garam Masala is better when made with whole spices that have been roasted and ground, but this is a quick and easy substitute that’s pretty good.
Heat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat until fully heated and slightly smoking. Add all ingredients and shake and stir for about a minute, or until the spices smell toasted, are slightly darker, and give off just a slight bit of smoke. Remove from the heat and let cool. Grind to a fine powder in a spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle, and store in an airtight container.