Garam Masala Powder Recipe - Homemade Garam Masala

Homemade Garam Masala Powder Recipe
I wanted to make garam masala powder since the day I started to make homemade podis.All these days I bought garam masala from shops and last week when I was browsing ammas cookbook saw this recipe and instantly tried it. Each one have their own version of garam masala powder and here is mine :) Have already started using it in curries and gravies, it is so flavourful and said to myself no more store bought ones hereafter :)

Homemade Garam Masala Powder Recipe
We had an eventful and kind of hectic weekend...We attended a friends marriage and then had to back by yesterday noon to attend mittus annual day and graduation ceremony.Spent the most beautiful evening yesterday.... Seeing the tiny tot perform at her annual day and graduating from playschool...the moments were priceless!! :)

Homemade Garam Masala Powder Recipe

Garam Masala Powder Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins | Makes : 1 cup
Recipe Category: Homemade | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Coriander seeds - 1/2 cup
Fennel Seeds -1/4 cup
Cumin seeds - 1/8 cup
Cardamom - 4
Cinnamon - 2 inch piece
Cloves - 1 tsp
Pepper corns - 1/2 tsp
Red Chillies - 2
Staranise - 1
Nutmeg - 1 small
Note : I havent used salt here, but if you prefer add it at the final stage give a quick grind and then store.


  1. Measure and make all the ingredients ready. Dry roast all the ingredients till golden brown or till nice aroma rises.You can also dry roast the ingredients separately, this way we can have control over burning.
    How to make garam masala powder - Step1
  2. Now separate the cardamom and remove the outer skin, combine with other ingrdients. Cool down completely then grind it to a fine powder, cool down and store in an airtight container.
    How to make garam masala powder - Step2
Homemade podis are always flavourful and good as they are minus the preservatives and it gives a contentment of making it all by urself at home. :)
Garam Masala Powder Recipe

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Homemade Garam Masala Powder Recipe

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