Eastern Indian Sweet Scented Blend

Bangala Garam Masala

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    3 tablespoons

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

Simple combinations can yield astonishingly complex flavors, as is evident in this easy-to-prepare spice blend. This sweet-smelling mixture enlivens many curries from the not-so-simple congested city of Calcutta, which hugs the Bay of Bengal on the eastern coast of India. Because of the small amount of spices and the fact that they are not toasted (which would make them brittle and easy to grind), you will not get a fine grind the first time you put them through the grinder. A few repeats s