Raghavan's curry powder

    5 min

    Try this easy homemade blend of spices in place of the supermarket curry powder. It will give you a much fresher, brighter flavour in your dish.

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    Serves: 16 

    • 8 dried arbol chilli peppers, stemmed, crumbled
    • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
    • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
    • 2 teaspoons yellow or black mustard seeds
    • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
    • 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
    • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

    Prep:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. Grind dried chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, peppercorns and cloves in a spice grinder (or a coffee grinder or high-powered blender) to the consistency of finely ground black pepper. Stir in turmeric. Store in a sealed container in a cool, dark place up to 3 months.

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    Made this curry blend today and the aroma was fantastic.  -  25 Jun 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This is the magic stuff! So much more flavorful than the dusty storebought blend in my cupboard. It really makes the dish.  -  20 Jan 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)