Garam Masala

15 minutes
Prep: 5 minutes | Cook: 10 minutes


1 cup Coriander seeds, साबुत धनिया

3 tsp White cumin seeds , जीरा

1 tsp Black cumin seeds, शाही जीरा

2 -3 Black cardamom/ Stone flower 1 medium size , बड़ी इलायची / पत्थर का फूल

2 heaped tbsp Black peppercorns , काली मिर्च

2 inch Cinnamon stick, दालचीनी

8-10 Green cardamom, हरी इलायची

8 Cloves , लॉन्ग

1 Star anise, चक्र फूल

2 Mace , जावित्री

2 medium Bay leaves, तेजपत्ता

3-4 Byadgi red chilli (optional) , बेदगी लाल मिर्च

½ tsp Salt, नमक


In winters add

½  no large Nutmeg

In summers add

1½ tsp Fennel seeds


  • In a pan add coriander seeds and roast them lightly.
  • Remove and keep aside. Now in the same pan add cumin seeds, black cumin seeds and also roast them lightly and keep aside to cool.
  • Now again in the same pan add byadgi red chilli, black cardamom, black peppercorns, green cardamom, cloves, star anise, mace, bay leaves, salt and roast them until fragrant.
  • Remove and combine them all and let them cool down properly.
  • Add them in a blender jar and make fine powder from it and store it in an airtight container.