Make Your Own Curry Powder and Add Fab Flavours to Your Indian Cooking
18th November 2016 -- Issue #91
Table of Contents
1. My Facebook Page/Youtube/Google Plus/Twitter Links
2. Recipe of the Week - Curry Spice
3. My Recipe Book
4. Top Tips on Toasting and Grinding Spices For Fab Flavours and Mouthwatering Aromas!
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Homemade Curry Powder
This homemade blend is super easy to make. It's very versatile and will add fab authentic flavours and gorgeous aromas to your homemade Indian meals.
Makes about 6-7 tbsp
3 tbsp coriander seeds
2 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp black peppercorns
2-3 tsp chili powder
2 tsp fennel seeds
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ginger powder
2 tsp turmeric powder
12-15 green cardamom pods
1-2 tsp salt
tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
- Grind the whole coriander, cumin, fennel, peppercorns, salt and cardamom pods
- Sieve into a bowl
- Finally, add the chili, garlic, ginger and turmeric powders and combine well
That's all there is to it!
Store in an airtight container out of direct sunlight. Use within 3 months.
Note: You could dry toast the peppercorns, cardamom pods, cumin, fennel and coriander seeds before grinding. This really brings out their flavours and aromas!
See the toasting and grinding info down the page for tips on this recommended, easy to do cooking
Click here for a large collection of my other homemade mixes and blends.
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How to Toast and Grind
Dry toasting and grinding spices is the key to getting the most flavour out of your ingredients and into your home cooking...
Step 1: Add your whole spices to a dry pan over a low to medium heat and whilst stirring or shaking the pan, lightly toast them for a few minutes. When you can really smell the aromas and they start to darken, they're ready.
Step 2: Let them cool and then grind.
Step 3: For a finer blend, put them through a sieve before combining with any ground ingredients and herbs.
Click Here for step-by-step info and photos on this recommended technique.
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Jason - Spice-Mixes.com