garam masalaga·ram masala
a hot spice mixture, usually of ground coriander, cumin, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and pepper, used in Indian cooking
Origin of garam masalaHindi and Urdu, literally , hot spices: see masala
Any of various blends of dry-roasted, ground spices, such as black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, coriander seed, cumin, and cloves, used in South Asian cuisine.
Origin of garam masalaUrdu garm ma&slowdot;ālih, garam masālā hot spices garm, garam hot, burning ( from Persian garm ) ( from Middle Persian) ( from Old Persian garma- ) ( in garmapada entrance of the heat, month name ; see gwher- in Indo-European roots.) ma&slowdot;ālih, masālā ingredients, mixture of spices ; see masala .
(plural garam masalas)