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Garam masala

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A mixture of ground spices used as a base for Indian dishes; the proportion of spices changes according to the dish being cooked but the basic ingredients are cumin, coriander and turmeric, and many others depending on whether the dish includes meat, vegetables or fish.
This spice mixture is made from a variety of spices and can be a simple blend, consisting of two or three spices and herbs, or a more complex masala, made from twelve or more different spices. The dry spices and seeds are often dry-roasted first and sometimes whole spices are used. Garam masala may be added to the dish at different cooking stages.


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