II  Garam Masala : Gujarati Style  II


  • 3tbsp Grated Coconut
  • 1tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2tbsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4th tsp. saffron threads
  • 1/4th cup green peppercorns
  • 1/4th cup White peppercorns
  • 2/3rd cup Green Cardamom pods (bruised)
  • 3/4th cup Cumin seeds
  • 1/4th cup Ground Nutmeg
  • Roast all ingredients in a dry pan (preferably non-stick) and heat over a very low fire, shaking the pan time to time.
  • When the spices give off the fragrance allow to cool slightly.
  • Then grind finely in an electric grinder. If electric grinder is not available, grind by hand and press through a fine sieve afterwards.
  • Store it in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Make sure you always close the lid tightly after use.