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Garam Masala

Garam Masala

Garam masala is hot spice powder used as seasoning in very small portions  in making of Indian curries. Garam masala consists of variety of spices. Most frequently used spices are cumin, cloves , cardamom and cinnamon. Below, I am presenting my mom’s version which I use in my recipes.

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder ~ Dhaniya Powder

Coriander powder is most commonly used spice powder in Indian curries. Coriander seeds have very good source of dietary fiber, good source of calcium and is known for anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties. They help in stimulating the production of insulin and lowering blood glucose levels and also  helps in   enhancing  the nutritional intake of iron, magnesium and manganese in the diet.