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Spice forms in curry making

mickeyha | Nov 12, 201607:10 PM     4

Regarding Curry making, I've read many websites and recipes concerning various types of curries but have found some similarities amongst quite a few of them that confuses me. First of all why is it that recipes add whole cumin seeds at the start and then add ground cumin later on? Second of all, why add various ground spices AND garam masala when garam masala is simply mixture of those various spices?

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