The garam masala spice mix is really essential in the Indian cuisine and creates the typic flavor profile. The smell when grinding it is already mouth-watering and makes you dream of India, its colors and creative cuisine. Put in your curry or fry your veggies with that spice mix and you will always have a special dish.
Add coriander seeds to a mortar and pestle. Add the cloves and cardamom pods. Start grinding. Then add paprika, cinnamon, black pepper, cumin and turmeric. Grind into a fine powder. Sieve before use if you desire. Enjoy with your favorite dish.