Monday, 3 February 2014

Oriental Style Curry Powder

This easy recipe for Homemade "Curry Powder" creates Southeast-Asian dishes........but I think we may use as "Garam Masala". In egg curry, it tastes awesome.  



Ingredients:

  • Coriander seeds- 4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds- 2 tsp
  • Whole black peppercorn- 1 tsp
  • Cloves- 3
  • Black or green cardamom- 2 (take only seeds)
  • Cinnamon stick- ½ inch
  • Turmeric powder- 2 tsp
  • Dried ginger powder (sunth)- ¼  tsp
  • Red chili powder- 1 tsp


Method:
  • Combine all ingredients and grind them into smooth powder.
  • Store this spice mixture in airtight container in cool dry place.

In which dishes this Curry Powder is used ?
This curry powder used in Malaysian, Thai, Singaporean and also in some Chinese & Japanese dishes.
Curry powder is used to flavor soups and stews, and is great for adding a kick to all kinds of sauces and marinades, as well as meatloaf and burgers, and chicken, tuna, pasta and potato salads.

Origin: 
"Curry powder" as we know it was a British invention, not an Indian one, intended to capture the flavor of Indian cooking without the painstaking effort of custom-blending, roasting and grinding spices for every dish prepared. And even more strangely, most curry powder doesn't even contain curry leaves! Curry became a great favorite in Britain at the end of the nineteenth century, and its popularity soon spread to southeast Asia with British empire.
Now Curry is a key element of South and Southeast Asian, Caribbean, Japanese, English and Australian cooking.

Recipe from this curry powder: Singapore Rice Noodles

Information Source: allrecipes.com
Recipe Source: food.com 

    I send this recipe for Dipti's event. 

    1 comment:

    1. You can send this recipe to 'cook with coriander' event running at dipsdiner.com. Flavorful curry powder!

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