A premuim blend of exotic Indian spices. which can be used alone, or along with other seasonings. It is commonly used in Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi cuisines. The backbone of a fantastic tomato based curry sauce.
Usually garam masala differs according to region, and each one is formulated for a specific purpose. There are a variety of garam masalas you will find in India. Some common ingredients are black & white peppercorns, cloves, bay leaves, long pepper (also known as pippali), black cumin (known as shahi jeera), cumin seeds, cinnamon, black, brown & green cardamom, nutmeg, mace, and star anise, coriander seeds. Varying combinations of these and other spices are used in regional variants of garam masala.