Curry Powder

Curry Powder Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


From "Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian" cookbook. I'm guessing at the yield since I've not made this yet.


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1/4 cup
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    whole coriander seeds
  • 1 Tbsp
    whole cumin seed
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    whole mustard seeds (brown or yellow)
  • 1 tsp
    fenugreek seeds
  • 5
    whole cloves
  • 3
    dried hot red chilies, crumbled
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    ground turmeric

How to Make Curry Powder


  1. Heat small, heavy skillet over medium-low heat.
  2. Add coriander, cumin, peppercorns, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, cloves and chilies.
  3. Stir until spices smell toasted and aromatic, about 5 minutes. (A few of the spices will darken a shade.)
  4. Add turmeric; stir 10 seconds.
  5. Turn out onto clean plate to cool.
  6. Transfer spices to coffee or spice grinder, in batches if necessary; grind finely.
  7. Use immediately or store in air-tight container in cool, dry place for up to 2 months.

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About Curry Powder

Course/Dish: Seasoning Mixes
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Indian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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