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Basic Curry Powder Recipe - Add Fabulous Flavour to Your Indian Cooking
February 14, 2013



1. Spice Mix Of The Month "Basic Curry Powder Recipe"

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"Preserve and treat food as you would your body, remembering that in time food will be your body."  ~B.W. Richardson

Basic Curry Powder Recipe

My very first homemade spice mix was a curry powder and if you're new to making blends, this one is an excellent choice to start with. It's quite basic but will still add tons of flavours and aromas to your home cooking.

Note: If you only have ground spices just use those, but reduce the amount you use by half. So instead of 2 tablespoons of cumin seeds, you use 1 tablespoon pre-ground cumin etc.

Ingredients: (makes about 5 tbsp)

5 tbsp coriander seeds (cilantro seeds)
2 tbsp cumin seeds
1½ tbsp turmeric
1 tbsp black peppercorns
2 tsp ginger
2 tsp chili flakes

tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon


Grind the peppercorns, cumin, cilantro seeds and chili flakes.

Sieve into a bowl and mix in the ginger powder and turmeric. Couldn't be simpler!

Store in an airtight jar out of direct sunlight. Use within 2-3 months.

Here's a short slideshow of how I made it.

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