A Collection of Indian Curry Powder Recipes
Author: Laura Davis

In a bid to improve our the quality of food we eat we should be trying to cook our foods
and sauces from fresh; here is a list of different curry powders collated from across
the net that will aid you in making the perfect homemade curry.

Curry Powder

• 5 Tablespoons ground coriander

• 7 Tablespoons ground cumin

• 1 Tablespoon Paprika

• 1 Tablespoon Turmeric

• 1 Tablespoon chilli powder

• 1 teaspoon ground fennel seeds

• 1 teaspoon ginger powder

• 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Mix all the spices together and store in an air tight jar.

Curry Powder

• 2½ tbsp coriander seeds

• 2½ tbsp cumin seeds

• 1 tsp fennel seeds

• 5 cm (2 inch) cinnamon stick

• 1 tsp cloves

• 3 bay leaves

• ½ tbsp paprika

• 2 tsp turmeric

• 1 tsp chilli powder

• 1 tbsp garam masala

Mix together the whole spices in a dry frying pan and stir fry over a medium heat for
about a minute. Once they start to release a strong scent remove from the heat and
allow it to cool.

Using a pestle & mortar grind the seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves and bay leaves as
fine as you can. Mix in the ground spices and store in a dark, cool place in an airtight.

Masala Powder

• 4 tsp ground coriander

• 3 tsp ground cummin

• 4 tsp garlic powder

• 4 tsp paprika

• 3 tsp ground ginger

• 2 tsp mango powder

• 1 tsp dried mint

• 3 tsp deep red colouring

• 1 tsp chilli powder

• 1 tsp yellow colouring

Ground the fresh coriander and cumin powder in a pestle and mortar, mix in with the
rest of the ingredients and store in an airtight container. The coriander and cumin
powders must be freshly ground.

Tandoori Powder

• 5 Tablespoons ground coriander

• 7 Tablespoons ground cumin

• 2 Tablespoons smoked Paprika

• 2 Tablespoons Turmeric

• 1 Tablespoon chilli powder

• 2 teaspoons ginger powder

• 4 teaspoons garlic powder

• 1 tablespoon garam massalla

Mix all the spices together and store in an air tight jar. For red tandoori powder add 1
tablespoon red colouring powder and remove 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder.

Chaat Masala Powder

• 4 tbsp coriander seeds

• 2 tbsp cumin seeds

• 1 tsp ajwain (thymol) seeds

• 2-3 whole dry red chillies

• 3 tbsp black salt crystals

• 1/2 tsp citric acid

• 1 tbsp dry mango powder (amchoor)

• 1 tbsp salt

• 2 tsp garam masala

• 1 tsp white/black pepper (optional)

Roast the all the seeds separately and grind them in a pestle and mortar with the
chillies, black salt and citric acid until it forms a powder. Mix in the remaining
ingredients and store in an airtight container.

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About the Author

The Ashoka restaurant in Glasgow serves Indian cuisine and is the original curry
karaoke.
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