Maharashtrian Garam Masala


Ingredients
Coriander Seeds: 1/2 Cup
Lavang (Cloves ): 10 - 15
Dalchini (Cinnamon): 4-5 sticks
Jeera (Cumin Seeds): 2 tsp
Shahjeere (Caraway seeds ): 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds: 1 tsp
Naagkeshar: 1 tsp
Methi (Fenugreek Seeds): 1 tsp
Tamalpatra (Bay Leaves): 6-7
Dagad Phool (Black Stone Flower): 2-3
Black Peppercorn: 10-15
Black Cardamom: 6
Oil

Procedure

  1. Heat little oil in a kadhai and then fry cloves, black peppercorn & fenugreek seeds.Then in remaining oil fry all other ingredients one by one.

  2. Grind all ingredients seperately one by one. Then sieve those to get fine powder.

  3. Then mix all powders together and sieve again.

  4. Keep this masala in air tight container. This masala will remain good for years.

  5. You can use this masala in any curry.

Source:
Ruchira by Kamalabai Ogale

25 comments:

Sagari said...

nice masala recipee

Dhivya said...

Thnx for sharing

ANJALI J. said...

You solved my prob, i was looking for garam masala powder recipe since morning, i found it here :)

Pearlsofeast said...

Hi trupti, Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe. Garam masala is very imp part of my cooking. Nice to know ur version.

Uma said...

nice presentation, Trupti! I can smell the aroma of garam masala.

Arundathi said...

Thanks - the garam masala makes such a difference to the dish - its great to have different spices to cook with!

Rajitha said...

nice!! i have been thinking of picking up Ruchira too next time i go to India...

kamala said...

The powder looks aromatic trupti

Roopa said...

now I know how you made it :)

Tee said...

The masala has nice color. It is so important to have that color, don't you think...makes it aromatic and flavorful.
This is my first visit to your blog...you have some great recipes and tips.

Tee said...

The masala has nice color. It is so important to have that color, don't you think...makes it aromatic and flavorful.
This is my first visit to your blog...you have some great recipes and tips.

Divya Vikram said...

looks great..Thanks for sharing

Mansi Desai said...

that's a beautiful list of ingredients Trupti! I will be posting my mom's garam masala recipe soon:) thanks for sharing yours girl!

Vanamala said...

Thanks trupti for posting this masala powder...looks very nice

Vaishali said...

Trupti, this is such an aromatic mix of spices. It sounds heavenly. I have a question- what is naagkeshar?

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

WOW!... this smells great.... Nice masala recipe for all the gravy... Love it...

Vani said...

Is this the same as goda masala?

Madhavi said...

Thanxx for sharing this recipe, powder looks great!!!

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Trupti said...

Thank you Sagari.

You are welcome Dhivya.

That's good Anjali.. now you can make this masala at home.

You are welcome Pearlsofeast.

Thank you Uma.

Yes Arundathi, Garam Masala is important in my cooking too.

Thanks Rajitha. That's good idea. If you have that book it's very easy to make some traditional recipes.

Thank you Kamala.

Hey Roopa, now you can also make this masala at home.

Trupti said...

Thanks Tee for visiting my blog.

You are welcome Divya

You are welcome Mansi. It will be good to have different versions of same recipe /masala. I am waiting for your version.

You are welcome Vanamala.

Thank you Vaishali. Naagkeshar is also known as Nag Champa/Ceylon Ironwood (Mesua ferrea. You can look at the photo Here

Thank you Sukanya.

No Vani, Goda masala is different. You can find Inggredients of Goda Masala here

You are welcome Madhavi & thanks for visiting my blog

Bhags said...

Seems to be a perfect garam masala recipe.....thanks for sharing

Roopa said...

hi trupti, have posted the Arusuvai friendship secret ingredient recipes from the packets you send me:)

Asha said...

Beautiful recipes for homemade powders, good one T, thank you!:))

Mallika said...

This is like a shahi garam masala. Apparently some mixes have up to 22 spices in them. I can virtually smell this through the computer...

Trupti said...

You are welcome asha.

Thank you Mallika