Homemade Kashmiri Garam Masala Recipe

This freshly ground Kashmiri Garam Masala powder is so versatile that you can use it in sabzi, curry and even mixed rice. The perfect blend of spices makes this Kashmiri Garam Masala powder a all purpose spice mix.

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Homemade Kashmiri Garam Masala Recipe
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Kashmiri Spice Mix or Kashmiri Masala is a special spice powder used in many recipes that originate from Kashmiri Cuisine. This is a variation to garam masala recipe. This recipe yields close to a cup of spice mix. Make this spice powder and store in advance to cook Kashmiri recipes and to add Kashmiri twist to the regular home cooked recipes. Store away in an airtight container.

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Cuisine: Kashmiri
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Cast Iron Tawa/ Flat Skillet
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

5 M

Total in

10 M


1/2 cup


  • 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 3 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 6 Cloves (Laung)
  • 2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) , broken
  • 2 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 2 Bay leaves (tej patta)
  • 2 Mace (Javitri)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg powder

How to make Homemade Kashmiri Garam Masala Recipe

  1. To make Homemade Kashmiri Garam Masala Masala Powder, prep with all the ingredients and keep them ready.

  2. Preheat a skillet on medium heat and roast all the ingredients together (except the nutmeg powder) on low to medium heat until you can smell the aromas coming through.

  3. Make sure you keep stirring continuously with preferably a wooden spoon while dry roasting.

  4. Once the spices have cooled down, dry grind them along with nutmeg powder to make a fine Kashmiri Garam Masala powder.

  5. Store Homemade Kashmiri Garam Masala powder in an airtight container and use as required. You can also freeze the masala for longer shelf life.