Garam Masala Grilled Strip Loin

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

One 10-ounce strip loin steak

2 tablespoons Garam Masala, recipe follows

A pinch of salt

A pinch of pepper

Oil, for the grill

Garam Masala:

1 tablespoon coriander seeds

1 tablespoon cumin seeds

1 tablespoon mixed peppercorns

6 green cardamom pods

5 brown cardamom pods

6 cloves

Two 2-inch pieces cinnamon stick

Directions

  1. Rub the steak with the Garam Masala until completely coated. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat, and then oil it. Grill the steak for 4 to 6 minutes on one side, and then flip and continue to cook until medium-rare, 3 to 4 more minutes. Let rest, and then slice.

Garam Masala:

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. 
  2. Put the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns, cardamom pods, cloves and cinnamon sticks on a baking sheet and toast in the oven until they are aromatic, 15 to 20 minutes. Grind to a powder in an electric spice grinder. Store in an airtight jar.