Garam Masala

Garam Masala (Blend of spices)

A common blend of spices from India, Most commercial versions contains Coriander seeds, turmeric, black and white peppercorns, Cloves, Cinnamon, Black and white cumin seeds and cardamom pods, and star anise which is ground into a fine powder.

There are many recipes for making this spice mix at home with a coffee grinder or similar device but commercial versions can be a good time saver and quite inexpensive to buy.