Home Cooking

Garam Masala... What do u use it for?

Share:

Home Cooking 85

Garam Masala... What do u use it for?

lynnlato | Nov 12, 2007 02:51 PM

I bought a fresh sweet potato pie at the farmer's market over the weekend. I got home and cut me a sliver and I found it a bit bland. I like a little spice in my pie. So I opened up the spice cabinet and garam masala jumped out at me. I took it out and gave it a whiff and thought it would dress up my pie. I gave the slice of pie a good sprinkle and a dollop of cream and sure enough it was SO good! I plan to make a sweet potato pie now w/ garam masala for Thanksgiving.

I realized that I really only get it out when I'm making a curry or other indian dish. But I looked it up on the 'net and it's a blend, typically, of cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and black pepper. I thought that it's quite versatile then.

So, what do you use it for? It seems this is the perfect time of year to utilize this spice blend.

Want to stay up to date with this post?