A good friend of mine gave me her recipe for Kashmiri Garam Masala some years ago. I am more than happy to be able to share it with all of you.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
6 mins
additional:
20 mins
total:
41 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 /2 cup
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat a small skillet over medium heat; add cumin, bay leaves. cardamom, peppercorns, cloves, fennel seed, mace, and cinnamon sticks and dry roast until fragrant, 6 to 10 minutes.

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  • Allow to cool; add nutmeg. Grind the spices into a fine powder using a spice grinder or coffee grinder. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

24 calories; protein 0.8g 2% DV; carbohydrates 4.1g 1% DV; fat 0.7g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 5.6mg. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
03/03/2009
Thanks for sharing. I like to try different garam masala recipes and this one was tops! This is the first one that I tried that used black cumin seeds and fennel. Interesting combination of flavors. I will have to work on incorporating them into my favorite garam masala recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/03/2009
Thanks for sharing. I like to try different garam masala recipes and this one was tops! This is the first one that I tried that used black cumin seeds and fennel. Interesting combination of flavors. I will have to work on incorporating them into my favorite garam masala recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/18/2011
yay! so fresh tasting! love it! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/09/2016
So aromatic! Nice for Kashmiri lamb! Perfect in fact! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/18/2020
Very easy to make. Thank you so much for sharing. I also added some Harissa for extra spice. Read More