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vindaloo & biriyani spice mix

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Seattle, WA

I made up this spice mix to make it quicker when making my Lamb Vindaloo recipe, that has so many ingredients to measure. I used it to make my recent Cauliflower Rice Biriyani recipe, and it’s very handy for that as well.

yield 1 cup(s)
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For vindaloo & biriyani spice mix

  • 5 Tbsp
    cumin, ground
  • 5 Tbsp
    turmeric, ground
  • 1 Tbsp
    +2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    +1 tsp salt

How To Make vindaloo & biriyani spice mix

  • 1
    This is fairly mild (unless you are not use to spice.) Feel free to increase the cayenne, up to double the amount, as a general guide.
  • 2
    Fits well in a 1 cup canning jar. Use this ratio for calculating other amounts: 1.5 cumin 1.5 turmeric .5-1 cayenne 1 salt
  • 3
    I use 1 tbsp. spice mix per 2 lbs. of cauliflower rice, in my cauliflower rice Biriyani recipe. I use 1.5 Tbsp in my Lamb Vindaloo recipe, in place of these individual spices that the recipe calls for.

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