You'll love using this curry seasoning in soups, sauces, marinades, and other delicious dishes.
Curry powder is a seasoning that is used in a lot of Indian cuisine. It is a great spice blend for recipes such as chicken tikka masala, curry sauce, and butter chicken. And if you love Indian recipes, you'll want to have the perfect curry powder in your cabinet.
You can buy curry powder from the store, but this is such an easy homemade curry powder recipe that it's just as easy to make it as needed. You can also make up a bit larger batch and keep your homemade blend in the pantry.
Curry powder is a blend of spices to get that curry flavor we all love. The exact ingredients vary depending on the region and the cook, but typically curry powders include, turmeric, cumin, coriander, paprika, and ginger powder.
This is such a fantastic recipe, many of the ingredients in curry seasoning are very healthy. Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory, cumin aids in digestion, ginger is well known for aiding in nausea and indigestion and more.
Seasoning mixes are one of the easiest things to make and this easy curry powder recipe is no different. It literally only takes about 5 minutes.
You simply gather up the seasonings you want to add, measure out the amount and shake them all together.
One of my favorite things about making my own seasoning mix is that I can customize them to what my family likes or leave out ingredients we can't eat.
Ingredients for Curry Seasoning
The curry spice mix you'll be making uses common spices that you shouldn't have any problem finding or you most likely already have these in your cabinet.
- coriander powder
- cumin powder
- turmeric powder
- cayenne pepper
- smoked paprika
- ground ginger
- chili powder
How to Make Curry Powder Seasoning
Step 1: Add all your seasonings to a bowl and mix together well.
Step 2: Transfer your seasoning to an airtight container for storage.
How to Store Curry Powder
When storing DIY curry powder, make sure to store in an airtight jar or container, in a cool, dry place.
It will last for several months if stored properly.
How to Use Curry Powder
When using curry powder, it's important to remember that a little can go a long way. Just add the amount your recipe calls for.
If you don't have a specific amount you are wanting to add to your recipe, it's better to start with a small amount and add more after tasting. You do want to be aware though, that curry powder tends to intensify in taste after cooking it.
Other Great Recipes
- 2 tablespoon Coriander powder
- 1 tablespoon Cumin powder
- 1 tablespoon Turmeric powder
- 1 teaspoon Cayenne for hot, less for milder
- 1 tablespoon smoked sweet paprika
- ½ teaspoon Ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon Chili powder
- Add all spices to a bowl. Mix well.
- Transfer to an air-tight container for storage.