Garam Masala

21 May

1 tablespoon cardamom seeds
1 stick cinnamon, 2 inches
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon whole clove
1 teaspoon black peppercorns
ΒΌ whole nutmeg, average size

1. Place all ingredients in a clean electric grinder. Turn on for 30-40 seconds or until spices are finely ground.
2. Store in a small jar with tight fitting lid. Keep away from heat and light.
3. Grind masala in small quantities so that it stays fresh.

Makes almost ΒΌ cup