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North Indian Garam Masala

Prep Time10 mins
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: garam masala


  • 4 tbsp Coriander Seeds (Dhania)
  • 2 tbsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 tsp Cloves(Laung)
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper (Kali Mirch)
  • 1 Bay Leaf(Tej Patta)
  • 2 Black Cardamom (Badi Elaichi)
  • 7-8 Green Cardamom (Choti Elaichi)
  • 1 Mace (Javitri)


  • Roast all the ingredients listed together for 3-4 mins. Keep moving them as you are roasting so that the spices do not get overcooked or burnt. You will feel the aroma being released as you are roasting.
  • Let the spices cool down and come to room temperature.
  • Grind them into a fine paste and store in an airtight to maintain the taste and aroma for long duration.