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Chapter: Condiments: Dry Rub/Spice Mix Recipes
Section: Spice Recipes: Garam Masala: Regional
Recipe: Garam Masala - Punjabi Style No. 3077

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Garam Masala - Punjabi Style No. 3077
 2 1/2 Tbls    Green Cardamom Pods
 1 1/2 Tbls    Whole Cloves
     4 Tbls    Cumin Seeds
     2 3"      Cinnamon Sticks
     5 Tbls    Coriander Seeds
     1         Bay Leaf
   1/4 tsp     Ajowan Seeds
   1/4 tsp     Ginger, Ground
   1/4 tsp     Mace, Ground
     1 Tbls    Nutmeg, Ground
     2 Tbls    Black Peppercorns

Toast the green cardamom pods, cumin seeds, coriander seeds and ajowan
seeds in a wide, heavy bottomed pan, stirring occasionally until they brown
and begin to release their fragrance (5-7 minutes). Place in a mortar,
spice grinder or blender. Add the peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon sticks and
bay leaf. Grind to a fine powder. Add the mace, ginger and nutmeg. Mix
thoroughly. Place in a glass container. Cover tightly.

Posted by Joel Ehrlich to rec.food.cooking on Aug 11, 1995.
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