Garam Masala

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Yield: 1/2 cup
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Ingredients

1/4 cup green cardamom pods

4 black cardamom pods

3 large cinnamon sticks, preferably Ceylon, broken into pieces

2 tablespoons whole cloves

Directions

  1. Shell the cardamom: Gently crack open the green and black cardamom pods with a mortar and pestle (or crush them on a cutting board using a heavy pan). Remove the seeds and discard the husks.
  2. Grind the spices: Finely grind the cardamom seeds, cinnamon sticks and cloves in a spice or coffee grinder. Store in an airtight container away from direct sunlight for up to 1 year.
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