Spices, Masala is a seed, fruit, root, bark, or other plant substance primarily used for flavoring, coloring or preserving food. Spices are distinguished from herbs, which are the leaves, flowers, or stems from plants used for flavoring or as a garnish. Sometimes, spices may be ground into a powder for convenience.The ingredients differ according to a region as well as each chef's individual preferences. But for the most part, garam spices, masala will include coriander, cumin, cardamom, cloves, black pepper, cinnamon, and nutmeg.In other spices variations on garam masala, ingredients may include turmeric, saffron, fennel seeds, ginger, garlic, mustard seeds, mace, star anise, tamarind, fenugreek, bay leaves or malabar leaves.Combine the coriander seeds, cumin seeds, cardamom seeds, peppercorns, fennel seeds, mustard seeds, cloves, and red chile peppers in a small skillet over medium-low heat. Toast until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Grind the toasted spices in a clean coffee grinder or spices mill to a fine powder.Packed with the combined health benefits of every spices garam masala is like one pill for many diseases.Spices, masala are very important as food and as medicine. They bring out the unique natural taste of cuisines and could be used to change the look of food to make it more attractive in color. Some of them grow in the wild and are the very good source of food preservative especially for industrially processed foods.