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Curry Powder
Curry powder is a blend of spices sold commercially pre-mixed. In India the blend of spices varies according to regional preferences or traditions. There are literally thousands of "curry powders".
Category: Spice
In Season: all year
To Buy:
Buy spices preferably from a specialist spice store where you can be sure of a quick turnaround of produce and guaranteed freshness.
To Store:
Store in an airtight container away from direct sunlight or in the fridge. Try to use freshly ground curry powder straight away.
Tips & Tricks:
Make your own curry powder - it's more fun and will be fresher than anything bought from the supermarket.
Cooking Tips:
Dry roast the following: 1 tsp black peppercorns, 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1/2 tsp coriander seeds, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds, 1/2 tsp fennel seeds. Add 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 large bay leaf, 8 whole cloves, and 6-12 cardamom seeds (pods removed). Grind all the ingredients together until fine.

Nutrition per 100 Grams:

Extremely High

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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