This is the ultimate Indian Spice; it is used in almost all curry dishes and most North Indian recipes. If you own an Indian Cookbook, you can guarantee that many of the recipes call for the blend of North Indian spices.
Garam Masala shrouded in myth is have said not to originate in India although and rather Persia. During the Mughal Empire, it was said that this spice was brought from Persia to India to create the rich dishes that make Mughal Cuisine. Garam Masala quickly spread across the Indian Subcontinent from here.
Using a few ingredients, I discovered while in Iran (Modern Day Persia) and tips from merchants in a Persian Bazaar I created what I believe to be the original Garam Masala, without taking away from its authentic Indian essence. Discover a whole new take on Garam Masala!
Ingredients: Mace, Cinnamon, Cloves, Cardamon, Cumin, Nutmeg, Black Pepper, Rose Petal, Bay Leaves