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GARAM MASALA 2 OZ.
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Ingredients: organic coriander seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, bay leaves, cloves, black peppercorns, fennel seeds, star anise, cinnamon, caraway, sesame seeds, poppy seeds, black cardamom, fenugreek seeds, mace, red chili powder, nutmeg. 2 oz.
The salt and pepper of India! Garam masala, which literally means warm spice, is a staple blend used in Indian cooking. The exact mix can vary between household and regions, though it typically includes cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, cumin, coriander, nutmeg, and peppercorns. This is not a very spicy mix, it's used for its deep, warming flavor rather than heat. It is best when added at the end of cooking and can even be sprinkled on a dish when serving. This mix can then be used in curries, lentils, soups, sprinkled in some scrambled eggs, over baked potatoes or sweet potatoes, really any kind of veggies and added to rice. Hash browns are a great canvas for experimenting with garam masala! Cook them without spices. butter, or oil. While your hash browns cook, sprinkle in garam masala to taste. Sprinkle it in your coffee. It'll taste fresher and spicier.
I toss garam masala into chicken and wild rice soup to give it a unique flavor without hot chili peppers.
Vegan, GF Lentil Masala
comforting, delicious and pretty easy
takes about an hour, serves 4
*For cashew cream: puree 1/2 cup raw cashews and 1/2 cup water together in a blender until creamy and thick. Depending on the power of your blender, this may take 2 minutes. Set aside, you might not need all the cashew cream.
Ancient Indian Spices is a mission-driven seasoning company to help support small farmers in the US, Mexico and India. Our seasonings are exceptional quality, whole spices that are pan-toasted which intensifies their flavor, bringing out the aromatic oils and adding complexity to their taste by layering in a warm, toasty flavor. Ancient Indian Spices is demystifying Indian cuisine and cooking! Your purchase helps us support US-based farmers by purchasing their products for our seasonings and support Indian farmers through our sales.
Ancient Indian Spices offers exceptional quality seasonings such as chai masala, chaat (snack) masala, various regional curries, golden turmeric, tikka, tandoori, kormas, organic Indian teas, select Indian spices such as asofoetida, Himalayan pink salt, Indian long peppers, and gift sets.
Our family has deep roots in India (especially South India) and we enjoy making fresh Indian food at home. A few years ago we began selling our homemade spices to help nonprofits, schools and farmers. It took off from there and now we're in specialty food markets, at food and wine events, at farmers markets, and of course online. Deborah (mom) is the owner of the company and our son, Anil, has been making spices since he was five. Now he's twenty and is our Master Spice Maker who roasts, grinds and oversees production of our seasonings. Rob was born and raised in south India and has an affinity for that type of food and spices. He's our spice teacher. We all share a deep commitment to our planet and it's caretakers-especially farmers. Purchasing our products directly from small farmers in the US helps us support farmers in India and Mexico through our sales. So every time you purchase our products you help support farmers. Thank you!
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