Garam masala is a spice blend widely used in Indian cuisine, from curries and lentil dishes to soups. Whole spices of cinnamon, mace, peppercorns, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and cardamon pods are toasted in a pan to release their aromatic flavors, then ground to a powder.
- Lowers cholesterol and blood sugar. Some of the ingredients like pepper, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom are known to lower bad cholesterol levels.
- Anti-inflammatory. Cumin, one of the most important ingredients of garam masala, has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.
- Good for teeth.
- Slows down ageing.