Garam Masala is a blend of Indian ground spices that feature heavily in Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan and Caribbean cuisine.
It is generally not fiery hot but will add a distinctive sweet warmth, with a touch of peppery heat and floral notes to your home cooked dishes.
No. Curry powder is a British invention, while Garam Masala is an authentic Indian blend with a stronger flavour than that of curry powder.
Garam Masala has already been roasted and grounded and therefore requires much less heat to release its flavours and unmistakable aroma.