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Garam masala

Also Known As : Hot Spice


Taste Profile

Garam masala has a spicy flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. It is used in making curries, vegetables, lentils to enhance their flavour.
  2. It can be used to sprinkle over dishes.

Common names and forms

  1. Garam masala
  2. Garam Masala Mix
  3. Garam Masala Powder
  4. Khada masala


Garam Masala is a mixture of ground spices like black pepper, cardamom,cinnamon, cumin, cloves, nutmeg and coriander.

Health benefits

  • Garam masala contains vitamin A and B which helps in digestion and improves blood circulation in the body.(1)
  • It has antioxidant properties too.(1)

Selection Guide

Check the expiration date of garam masala on the label to make sure it has not expired. Avoid if garam masala has  hardened or caked together.


Too much consumption of garam masala can cause burning sensation in the mouth. It can lead to diarrhea and vomiting.(2)

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