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Garam Masala Spice

my3princesses Jun 12, 2012 01:24 PM

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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    hbg1 Jun 12, 2012 01:57 PM

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

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      AdinaA Jun 12, 2012 02:02 PM

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

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        GilaB Jun 12, 2012 05:45 PM

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

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        ferret Jun 12, 2012 02:05 PM

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


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          my3princesses Jun 12, 2012 02:26 PM


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            kosherGlutenFree Jun 12, 2012 07:03 PM

            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.

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            sharonfl Jun 12, 2012 08:13 PM

            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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              Caitlin McGrath Jun 16, 2012 08:11 PM

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

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                my3princesses Jun 25, 2012 02:41 PM

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

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                apathetichell Jun 13, 2012 02:27 PM

                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.

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                  ATH44 Jun 24, 2012 10:58 PM

                  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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                    koshergourmetmart Jun 25, 2012 07:06 AM

                    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.)

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                    maga Jun 25, 2012 09:38 AM

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

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