Madhur Jaffreys garam masala

Madhur Jaffrey shares her familys version of this essential aromatic spice mix
By Madhur Jaffrey
Madhur Jaffreys garam masala
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  • Serves: makes 3 tbsp
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp green cardamom seeds
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp black cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp cloves
  • 5 cm piece cassia bark, or cinnamon stick
  • 1/3 tsp whole nutmeg

Tips and Suggestions

You can buy the cardamom seeds, already podded, from Indian grocers

Method

1. Put all the spices in a clean coffee grinder, spice grinder or pestle and mortar.

2. Grind as finely as possible, in batches if necessary.

3. Store in a small, tightly lidded jar in a cool, dark place.


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