- 1 bay leaf
- ½ teaspoon whole black pepper
- ½ teaspoon whole cloves
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon stick
- ½ teaspoon cardamom
Garam Masala is simply a blend of fresh roasted spices. Individually dry roast each spice of medium heat until fragrant. Using a coffee grinder (used for spices only) or mortar and pestle, grind the spices together.