Garam Masala

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Condiments, Indian

1/2 c Black Pepper 6 tb Dark Caraway Seeds 2 1/2 tb Ground Cinnamon 1/2 c Coriander 2 1/2 tb Ground Cloves 2 tb Cardamom Seeds Pick over the ingredients and remove any husks or strawy bits. Grind together in a blender or finely adjusted coffee grinder. Do not make the mixture too fine. Stor in an airtight container and keep for use in the recipes. NOTE: This Garam masala is fragrant and strong. Its robust flavour goes well with meat, fried and braised foods. Try it sprinkled on fried potatoes, with a pinch of tumeric. Sprinkle a lttle on yogurt, sour cream and curd cheeses. From How To Make Good Curries by Helen Lawson Copyright 1973