punjabi garam masala powder recipe
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Punjabi Garam Masala

aromatic and flavorful punjabi garam masala is an indian spice blend added to dals, curries and in punjabi dishes. 
Prep Time3 d
Total Time3 d
Course: condiment
Cuisine: indian, punjabi
Servings: 1 medium size bottle
Author: Dassana Amit


  • ½ cup whole coriander seeds
  • ¼ cup whole cumin seeds
  • 9 pieces cinnamon sticks , each having an approx size of about 2.5 to 3 inches
  • 2 tablespoons cloves
  • 10 tejpatta leaves
  • 10 black cardamoms
  • 2 tablespoons small cardamoms
  • 1.5 tablespoons whole black pepper
  • 1 piece whole dry ginger of 1 inch
  • 1 nutmeg


  • pick the coriander and cumin seeds of stones.
  • spread the whole spices on a plate or thali.
  • keep in the sun for 2 to 3 days.
  • grind the dry ginger first.
  • then add the broken cinnamon sticks and nutmeg.
  • grind to a fine powder and keep aside.
  • now add the rest of the spices and grind to fine powder.
  • mix both the spice powder batches well.
  • store punjabi garam masala in an air-tight container or jar.
  • you can also refrigerate this spice blend.