How to Make Your Own Curry Powder

October 26, 2013

Curry powder is a blend of various fragrant spices known as garam masala.  Every family has their favorite recipe and this is just one version.  The key to a delicious curry powder is to start with whole spices and grind them yourself for the best flavor and longest shelf life.  This curry powder can be used in countless dishes from a traditional Indian curry to chicken salad and even desserts.

Curry Powder


1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground fenugreek
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon ground dill
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon commercial curry powder
1/4 teaspoon ground salt


Mix all ingredients.

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