Garam Masala is a mixture of different Indian spices.
It generally contains clove, cardamom and cinnamon, nutmeg, black pepper, coriander, cumin, star anise and bay leaf. All of them are used in the correct proportion to balance out the flavor.
Garam masala is a warming spice blend from India. All of the spices are toasted before ground, and the blend has a warming effect on the body.