Creating Basic Curry Powder
So below is a mild basic curry powder, store in a jar in a cool, dark, dry place. Or if you have a blacked out container this is better because spices deteriorate with light. Add to any curry dishes when requiring "curry powder". This form of curry powder is East meets West in the blending.
Ingredients2 Tablespoons ground Cumin
2 Tablespoons ground Coriander
2 teaspoons ground turmeric
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger
Place in spice grinder, food processor or pestle and mortar, grind or whizz together, store in jar, dated and labeled curry powder.
Add fenegreek, blackpepper and salt if desired, and experiment with different ratios to acquire your own unique blend.