Preparing Garam Masala



3-1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
2-1/2 tbsp cardamom seeds
2-1/4 tbsp peppercorn
1-1/4 tbsp coriander seeds
1-1/4 tbsp fennel seeds
3/4 tbsp cloves
1/2 tbsp cinnamon
3/4 tbsp mace (javitril)
3/4 tbsp black cumin seeds
1/2 tbsp bay leaves
1/2 tbsp ginger powder
1-1/2 nutmeg (Jaiphal)


Grind all the ingredients except ginger powder to a fine powder in a grinder.

Add the ginger powder and mix well.

Use as required.