Here is why you should add ‘Garam Masala’ to your food!
Garam masala a combination of various herbs and spices is used widely in Indian food. The mixture is usually added to the curries and food preparations when the cooking process is almost complete.
Garam masala not only adds flavor, fragrance and color to the food, it also has several health benefits.
Garam masala is usually prepared by grounding spices such as
• Black and white peppercorns
• Cinnamon or cassia bark
• Mace (part of nutmeg)
• Black and green cardamom pods
• Bay leaf
Here are some benefits of the masala.
One of the main benefit of adding garam masala is that it stimulates appetite and boosts digestion by promoting release of gastric juices in the stomach.
The masala also helps to speed up the metabolism in the body that makes digestion easier and faster.
Ingredients of the masala have been found to improve the function of various body organs.
Antioxidants in the masala help in preventing skin problems and also help fight inflammation.
Garam masala is also affective in fighting bloating, flatulence and even nausea.
- Presence of cloves and cardamom in the garam masala also prevent smelly mouth and bad breath.