Curry Powder

Preparation info
  • Makes

    ½ cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

  • About

Although purists are correct in saying that there is no such thing as a standardized curry powder in Indian cuisine, there are several good mixtures of spices sold outside India as “curry powder.” This is one version of such a seasoning. It is obviously fresher and, by intention, more delicate than any store-bought version. Make a small amount and adjust it to your taste. If you prefer a hot curry powder, add as many tiny dried hot peppers as you like to the pan with the whole spices to be