Monday, June 9, 2008

Garam masala powder - Garam masala thul


Black pepper - Karuppu milagu - 2 table spoons
Cumin seeds - Jeeragam - 2 table spoons
Bay leaves - Birinji ilai - 1 no. (Large)
Cinnamon - Pattai - 3 nos.
Cloves - Lavangam - 3 nos.
Cardamom - Elakkai - 3 nos.
Fennel seeds - Sombu/Perunjeeragam - 1 table spoon
Fenugreek seeds - Vendayam - 2 table spoons
Coriander seeds - Dhania thul - 1 table spoon
Nutmug - Jathikai - 1 no.


Fry all the ingredients in a pan/kadai and grind them in a mixie

Note: There are so many other items/varieties which can be added to this to make garam masala powder. Chilly powder has to be added along with this powder for cooking. This has to be added very little since it can spoil the rice and not that good to health.

Optional: Ingredients can be added/removed.

Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live

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