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Vegetarian Recipes : Garam Massala Recipe 1
an essential spice mixture in indian cooking.

For this Garam Massala recipe you need

½ cup cumin seeds
½ cup ground coriander
½ cup whole black peppercorns
5 teaspoons seeds of black cardamom pods
4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground cloves
2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons black salt
1 ½ teaspoons asafetida powder

Garam Massala Recipe

Clean and prepare all of the spices.

Set the asafoetida aside and combine all of the remaining spices.

In a frying pan, dry-roast half of the mixed spices over low heat until the spices are lightly browned and fragrant.

Combine the roasted and unroasted spices, and add the asafoetida.

Grind the mixture in a mortar or electric grinder to a very fine texture.

Remove the coarse residue with a sieve or strainer and store airtight in a glass jar.

Background information on this Garam Massala recipe

This masala aids digestion, balances gases, and works as an appetizer. It can be enjoyed by all.

This mixture will keep for 2 to 3 months.

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Garam Massala Recipe extracted from the vegetarian recipes of the "Healing Cuisine" book, which contains over 200 tasty ayurvedic, vegetarian indian recipes (see full list of vegetarian recipes)

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