Garam means hot and masala means mixture. Garam masala is not curry powder. It is a mixture of spices sometimes used in various vegetable dishes, pickles, and herb tea in Indian cooking.
Garam masala will keep indefinitely.
This is a general purpose masala for general use when desired.
This is used in herb teas and other beverages.
Prepare exactly as above, but omit the cumin seed.
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