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Garam Masala Spice

Does anyone know where to get Kosher-certified Garam Masala spice? I know there are various recipes for blending yourself but I want to know if there is one already blended that is under supervision. Thanks in advance.

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  1. I've seen some at Super Walmart. I think it had a Star-K hechsher.

    1. I'm pretty sure Fairway sells one, but that won't help unless you're in the NY metro area.

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      1. re: AdinaA

        Yes, they do. I have some, and really like it.

      2. The OU website lists Fairway, Balducci's, Zabar's and Spice Hunter's as certified (among others):


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          1. re: ferret

            Another company is http://www.thespicehouse.com

            You just have to ensure it comes from their Milwaukee store since that is the only one that is kosher certified.

          2. I haven't bought this for awhile but McCormick used to have it. Don't know if they still do. Whole Foods has a brand of various spice blends in little boxes that have supervision. I'll have to look up the brand.

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            1. re: sharonfl

              I think you might be thinking of Spicely (in the little boxes): http://www.spicely.com/

              1. re: sharonfl

                McCormicks is still under hasgacha and i purchased that...

              2. Did you see this thread? http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/685260

                I'm not sure about the Golchin Garam Masala - but I was surprised to see that Sadaf's has Rabbi Bukspan's hechsher. Most of Sadaf's spices are RCC and most of Golchin's are Kehilla Kosher.

                1. I have The Spice Hunter. You can see it here http://www.spicehunter.com/products.a...
                  Now that I see what the ingredients are I think that in the future I'll make it myself.

                  Now if anyone knows where to get Madras Curry Powder…

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                  1. re: ATH44

                    from http://asiarecipe.com/kosher.html
                    This curry powder is kosher and readily available from Durkee and Sharwoods(English).Plain Madras Curry Powder can be bought without rabbinical supervision as it is mixture of pure spices. (kosher without supervision from India and Thailand. The ones made in America are not reliable for Kosher unless it has Rabbinical supervision.)

                  2. Whole Foods' house brand (I think that's what it is -- but I definitely bought it in Whole Foods) has a KSA.