A Health Food From the East
Garam masala is a blend of ground spices found mostly in Northern Indian cuisine. It is commonly made up of black and white peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, cardamom, and bay leaf. All of these ingredients are not only Paleo-friendly, but have demonstrated numerous health benefits.
Health Benefits of Spices
Studies have found that adding spices to your diet can improve blood pressure, immune function, and may be helpful in eliminating free radicals. Add to all that the fact that they make your food delicious, and you really have no reason not to load up the old spice rack!
Mark Sisson mentions Indian spices (including garam masala) in his list of healthy ingredients that can make your meals pop.