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  • What is garam masala and how is it made?

  • Garam masala is a spice blend used throughout South Asia. It can contain anywhere from 4 to 14 different spices, and there are many different ways to make it. What is Garam Masala?

  • Do you have to toast garam masala?

  • Many Indian cooks prefer to assemble their own from individual spices. Selecting, toasting, and grinding your own spices allows you to get the freshest and most flavorful spices in your garam masala blend. Toasting is important for bringing out the flavors of garam masala spices.

  • What spices do you put in a garam masala blend?

  • Typical spices that you will use when putting a garam masala blend together include cardamom, cinnamon, and coriander. After toasting, you should simply grind the spices as finely as possible with a spice grinder or mortar and pestle.

  • How to cook fish in garam masala?

  • Tilapia, salmon, snapper, and many other fish pair well with garam masala. Brush the fillet with olive oil or butter. Then rub it with 1/2 teaspoon (2.84 g) before cooking it. Remember to rub the spice on both sides of the fish. If you want more spice, increase the amount to 1 teaspoon (5.69 g).