How to Make Curry Powder
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Learn how to make curry powder at home. This warm and hearty spice blend is great for sauces, soups, marinades, and more.
Spices are my best friend when it comes to cooking paleo and Whole30. They add so much flavor and give the dish life, plus making your own spice blend at home saves you money, especially if you use it a lot. Another great thing about making your own curry powder at home is that if you don’t like a certain ingredient, leave it out. Customize your spice blend to meet your needs, which is exactly what I did with this blend. I chose what I liked about a typical curry powder found in a store, and I added a little bit more heat and removed spices that I don’t like cooking with.
What tools you’ll need:
- measuring spoons
- small bowl
- 4-ounce jar to store your curry powder
How to Make Curry Powder at Home
Add 2 tablespoons ground turmeric, 1 1/2 tablespoons ground cumin, 1 1/2 tablespoons ground coriander, 1 tablespoon ground ginger, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne, and 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves to a small bowl and mix well. Place spice blend in a small airtight container. Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. This mixture fits perfectly in a 4-ounce glass mason jar.
What is your favorite recipe that uses curry powder?
Share below in the comments. I love finding out everyone’s favorites. Next week I’ll be sharing one of my favorite curry recipes, Turkey Coconut Curry.
- 2 tbsp ground turmeric
- 1 1/2 tbsp ground cumin
- 1 1/2 tbsp ground coriander
- 1 tbsp ground ginger
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground cayenne
- 1/2 tsp ground cloves
Add all spices to a small bowl and mix well.
Place spice blend in a small airtight container. Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months.
This mixture fits perfectly in a 4-ounce glass mason jar.