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We can add the spice to rice dishes, dahls and soups. Enjoy!
Garam masala (warming spices)
5 cinnamon sticks
1/4 cup black pepper
2 tbsp red peppercorns
1/4 cup cardamom pods
1/8 cup whole cloves
2 tbsp fennel seed
10 bay leaves
4 whole anise
2 tbsp cumin seeds
Kapha and Vata can add 2 tbsp ginger powder
Pitta can reduce the amount of black pepper 1tbsp should be enough.
1. In a dry skillet over a low flame dry toast all spices for 7 mins. Stirring and being careful not to over toast the seeds.
2. Add to a clean coffee grinder or blender and turn into a powder spice blend.
A pitta type can reduce black pepper and cloves and include fennel seeds and coriander seeds.
3. You need a hand grinder to make it super smooth just before adding it to the food.