Punjabi Garam Masala


By Ivan Hawkes
April 10, 2019


Punjabi Garam Masala is an Indian spice blend that adds deep aromatic flavours to many dishes.

Base Ingredients

Quantity Measure Ingredient
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tbs coriander seeds
12 tsp whole black peppercrons
1 tsp cloves
12 tsp black cardamom seeds (badi elacichi)
3 sticks cinnamon
3 whole tejpatta leaves (Cinnamomum tamal, Indian Bay Leaf)


  • Dry toast all the ingrediants in a pan then transfer to a plate to cool.

  • When cool place the spices in a spice grinder and grind to a medium fine powder.

  • Store in an air-tight container or jar. It will keep for several months.

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