Garam Masala with Coriander

  “Garam Masala” – literally mean hot spices – is a quintessential spice mix used in Indian cuisine. The best part of this spice mix is that it varies from house to house! Would you not believe me? If my family despises cumin, I may well skip it off from my bottle of garam masala. I have seen black cardamom being used in some North Indian garam masala mix while this spice is not at all used in south India. A garam masala mix can be with as less as three spices to as many as is available to you. The flavor of the spice mix mainly depends upon which spice is used maximum and which spice is stronger in flavor. Whatever said and done, a pinch or a sprinkle of this spice mix will turn your bland gravy into something amazing. I am sure all of you would agree… 

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Bezaar ~ Emirati Spice Blend

  UAE is my second home in every sense. Or should I say, my first home? Apart from being born back home and being there the first four months of my life, I have literally spent my entire life time in this little country, like many other Indian expatriates. Just like all of them, I can’t think about going and settling down back home, even though at the back of my mind, I know that one day, I may have to go and settle down, just like my parents have gone back. Even though I have been here, our eating habits have been very much our own food plus whatever we get at various restaurants out here. I already have a handful of Emirati recipes and definitely trying to build a little database on this little blog of mine. 🙂     As far as Emirati cuisine is concerned, a… 

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