Garam Masala

Preparation info
  • Makes

    ¼ cup

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in
Instant Indian: Classic Foods from Every Region of India Made Easy in the Instant Pot

By Rinku Bhattacharya

Published 2018

  • About

Fragrant warm spices such as cloves, cinnamon, and cardamom come together in this all-purpose blend. Like practically everything in Indian cooking, there is no one recipe for garam masala—it varies from household to household, and consequently from chef to chef. For example, I do not add cumin to my garam masala mixture, but it is used in several variations of the spice blend. I have officially replaced certain other spice blends such as the pumpkin spice blend used in baking with my homema