Thillais garam masala is an aromatic and sweetish tasting spcices such as fennel, caramom, cassia, cardamom and cloves. This can be the ideal spoonful you toss into any dish to increase the aroma and taste to a vegetable or meat dish.
A garam masala is different from a curry powder. Garam masala is usually added to a curry dish to improve the aroma. Curry powder usually contains turmeric, chiilles and seed spices such as coriander, cumin and fennel seeds. Garam masala usually contains sweet tree spices such as cloves, nutmeg, star anise, cinnamon and also cardamom.