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Garam Masala (Indian spice blend) - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Garam Masala (Indian spice blend) - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Spice Blend | Serves: 12

(801 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 6
Protein: 0 g
Carbs: 1 g
Fat: 0 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 2 mg
Fiber: 0 g

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Making your own spice blends is a great way to use all of those spices in your spice rack! Use this in Indian recipes and add at the end of cooking.
Ingredients:
1 tablespoon cumin seeds
1 tablespoon coriander seeds
2 teaspoons black peppercorns
12 cardamom pods
8 whole cloves
1 2-inch cinnamon stick, broken into pieces
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Directions:
1 Place cumin, coriander, peppercorns, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon in a skillet over medium-high heat.
2 Cook until spices start to smoke and become aromatic. Constantly shake skillet for about 5 minutes then stir in nutmeg.
3 Remove from heat and let cool completely.
4 Place toasted spices in a spice or cleaned out coffee grinder and grind until finely ground.
5 Store in an airtight container. Suggested uses: Use as a spice rub over your favorite meats like chicken, pork, beef or seafood.
6 Yield: 1/4 cup. Serving Size: 1 teaspoon.
7 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(801 ratings)
Spice it up
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This tastes so much better than a pre-mixed curry powder!
Dec 28, 2008
i love it!
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
my husband loves this one especially!
May 28, 2008
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