Maple-glazed Roast Squash with Garam Masala

This dish is inspired by a traditional Indian pumpkin preparation in which the vegetable is sautéed with spices then lightly sweetened with sugar.  In this Indo-American version cubed squash is sprinkled with fragrant garam masala (a ground spice blend that includes cinnamon, cloves, cumin and cardamom) and roasted in the oven.  Before serving it’s drizzled with maple syrup and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice.

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