Kashmiri Garam Masala


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.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
6 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
41 mins
1 /2 cup


  • ¼ cup black cumin seed

  • 2 large bay leaves, crushed

  • 2 tablespoons green cardamom seeds

  • ¼ cup black peppercorns

  • 1 ½ teaspoons whole cloves

  • 1 tablespoon fennel seed

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mace

  • 4 cinnamon sticks, broken

  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg


  1. 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.

  2. 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 (per serving)

24 Calories
1g Fat
4g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 24
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 90mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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