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Garam Masala
Garam masala is a combination of some of the major spices that are found all across the length and breadth of the Indian sub continent. The garam masala is basically a combination of cinnamon, cumin, fenugreek seeds, garlic, ginger powder and more of the Indian spices. The amount of each individual spice in this combination varies all over the country as each and every garam masala preparation is different from the one that is prepared elsewhere. But the one thing about all garam masalas is that they are all used to give that special flavor to the dish, thus making it stand out. Basically, this masala is added to gravies,dals and other dishes to give it that Indian twist. Some of the dishes that use this masala in their recipe are listed below.

1. Pav bhaji
2. Green Curry
3. Tandoori Masala
4. Biryani
5. Spinach dal
6. Butter chicken
7. Chicken Masala
8. Chicken Tikka
9. Chicken Moglai
10. Garam Masala Tofu Scramble
11. Aloo dum
12. Aloo palak
13. Lamb Kebabs
14. Palak paneer
15. Stuffed capsicum
The list given above is not complete as it was not possible to list all the hundreds of dishes that use this masala. The list is more like an introduction to the range and depth of this unique masala. So, if you want your dish to have that special flavor, then just add a pinch of this masala and you should be set! It should be available at any local Indian Store or online as well.

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