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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Homemade Curry Masala Powder / Curry Masala Powder Recipe

Curry Masala Powder is nothing but a spice powder similar to Garam Masala Powder or chicken masala powder etc. I love this Curry Masala Powder flavor a lot n i used to add it in most of my fry, varuval, sabzis, masala rice etc. If u are my reader for long time u might noticed that :) Really i love this masala powder in my cooking, this not too strong n spicy like Garam Masala powder but gives lots of flavor n unique taste to your dishes. I mostly use store bought Curry Masala Powder either Shakthi or Aachi Brand. When i googled for the recipe i couldn't find the perfect spice powder mix, there's for only Curry Powder recipe which is different from it. But i got the recipe here n also referred the Ingredients list at the back of Store bought masala packet. I added everything in the list except Jathi Kai but the home made curry masala powder was so flavorful n my Potato Fry Tasted awesome with this Masala. Give it a try n let me know h u like it:) Now to the recipe...


Ingredients
  1. Coriander Seeds      1/2 cup or less
  2. Cumin Seeds         2 tbsp
  3. Fennel seeds     3 tbsp
  4. Pepper Corns       1 tsp
  5. Black Mustard seeds     1 tbsp
  6. Dry Red Chili      5no.
  7. Methi seeds/Fenugreek seeds    1/4 tsp
  8. Curry leaves       15-20 leaves
  9. Ground Turmeric/Turmeric Powder      2 tsp
  10. Ground Ginger/Ginger Powder     1 tsp
  11. Cinnamon      3" stick 2 no.s
  12. Clove      10 no.
roasted spices
Method
  • Heat a pan, dry roast all the ingredients one by one separately for 4-5 minutes or till aroma comes.
  • Coriander seeds,methi seeds,mustard seeds will pop lightly when u roast them, so roast until the popping sound stops.
  • Roast Everything in medium heat, do not stir the spices frequently, just toss them gently.
  • I did not roast turmeric n ginger powder, simply added it while grinding.
  • Allow the mixture to cool for a while n then blend it to a fine powder.
  • If u want, can sieve it and store it in air tight container.



27 comments:

  1. this looks perfect and flavorful....nice clicks :)

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  2. beautiful clicks sangee... looks perfect

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  3. The masala looks aromatic..
    Nice clicks.

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  4. nice click looks very perfect curry masala
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  5. Lovely, I have heard many people like to use just curry powder for their cooking as its on its own is so fragrant & flavorful. thanks for sharing the recipe will try it.

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  6. Wow love this flavorful Podi,nice clicks...

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  7. Looks wonderful ....love that color n pic

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  8. wow awesome curry powder...very nice.....homemade is always the best...

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  9. Lovely Aroma

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  10. Flavorful n colorful powder..tempting clicks as always!

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  11. Nice combination.. must try!

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  12. A very aromatic and flavorful powder.Also a very happy independence day to you and your family.
    Deepa

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  13. Flavourful and aromatic powder, a must keep in every household!

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  14. really it is very useful post.very aromatic. and where is blue bird gone. i am missing that so much.

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  15. Can we use. Tis to make meen kulambu..if so can you please share the recipe..

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  16. Saw addition of some more spices than the usual one...Will try soon..

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  17. This recipe looks so good and I would love to make it but I am not understanding how to make all the different pastes. Also what are curds? And do you actually need curry leaves? Can you just use curry seasoning?

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    1. Adding curry leaves is optional, u can omit that if u don;t have.

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  18. Hi Mama thank u very much for sharing the spic with us . But can i Use this Curry Masala Powder for Chicken,Beef, Mutton and Fish too. Please can u let me know. then i will make this Masala Powder at home. I will be waiting for your Mail.
    This is my Email ID ( audreyisaac125@yahoo.com) With love,blessing Audrey

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    1. yes.,you can use this spice powder in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian cooking.

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    2. This recipie looks awesome and I am about to try it out, my biggest issue is perhaps a small one but I am not used to those messurements and am wondering what "no." means?

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    3. Its number...no. means number. 5no.s is 5 number/5count/5 pieces. Hope this helps!!

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    4. Ah ok, thats what I was thinking but looking at the pic it's not the same amount as in the recipie so got unsure. Thank You very much for Your answer ��

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