Sunday, May 19, 2024

Basic Curry Powder



This is a recipe for Basic curry powder, a basis for other curry powders.


Dried red chillies 250Gms - with or without stalks
Coriander seeds 200Gms - washed, cleaned and dried
Turmeric powder 1 tablespoon
Black pepper corns 50 Gms - cleaned
Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon


Dry all the ingredients except turmeric powder separately better under the sun.

Mix all the dried spices with turmeric powder and grind them to form the blended version.

This is a mild curry powder suitable for mild curries and fish curry.

The amount of chillies and black pepper should be adjusted for milder or hotter versions.

Some people add roasted rice flour to thicken the gravy.

Curry powder for fish curry

Basic curry powder can be used for fish curry.