How to Make Your Own Curry Powder and Add Fab Flavours to Your Indian Dishes
25th February 2016 -- Issue #72
Table of Contents
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2. Recipe of the Week - How to Make Curry Powder
3. My Recipe Book
4. Top Tips on Toasting and Grinding Spices For Fab Flavours and Mouthwatering Aromas!
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Homemade Curry Mix
For adding the fabulous flavours and aromas of India to your cooking, this easy-to-make spice mix is just the thing. Using a mixture of traditional ingredients, it can be made in just minutes!
Makes about 6-7 tbsp
3 tbsp coriander seeds
2 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp black peppercorns
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp fennel seeds
8-10 green cardamom pods
2 tsp sea salt
! tsp ground ginger
6-8 whole cloves
6 dried bay leaves
tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
That's all there is to it!
- Crumble the bay leaves
- Grind the bay pieces along with the coriander, peppercorns, fennel, salt, cumin, cloves and cardamom pods
- Add to a bowl. You could sieve it if you would prefer a finer powder
- Add the turmeric, garlic, ginger and chili to the bowl and combine thoroughly
Store in an airtight container out of direct sunlight. Use within 3 months.
Click for a large collection of my other curry
Note: You could dry toast the coriander, cumin, cloves fennel and peppercorns for a few minutes prior to grinding for even more flavours.
See the toasting and grinding info below for tips on this recommended cooking process.
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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