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punjabi garam masala

Punjabi Garam Masala

Punjabi Garam Masala is a flavoursome condiment from North India. It is a blend of spices which is usually added to curries and other dishes to enhance the taste.

Course condiments
Cuisine Indian, north indian, punjabi
Keyword garam masala, punjabi garam masala
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 4 tablespoon coriander seed
  • 4 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon cardamom seed
  • 1.5 teaspoon clove
  • 3 tablespoon pepper
  • 2 stick cinnamon
  • 4 bay leaf


  1. Clean all the spices, put them in a thick bottom pan. Break the bay leaves into small bits.

  2. Dry roast them for five to eight minutes on a low flame until you get a good aroma and the colour slightly changes.

  3. Let cool. Grind them to a powder and store in a clean, air-tight jar.

Recipe Notes

Mace may be added, but I have not used it.