Making simple and easy homemade curry powder recipe (Indian style) that will help you to make quick curry for your dinner and lunch. It's a 5 minute job to make this curry masala to store in your pantry. Let's make it step by step!
What is Curry Powder?
It's a readymade masala spice mix from Indian cuisine that help to make quick curry. It contains all the spices in one place in a form of powder so you can simply use it to make masala, curry or gravy recipes. It will save your time and prepare within no time at your home kitchen.
This simple spice mix will be helpful for you and save to use several spices to add in your recipes. Take a spoon of curry powder according to the dish requirement and just add it and no other spices need to add after this.
Basically it's a amalgamation of dried and roasted Indian spices in a form of powder that you can easily store in your kitchen pantry.
Homemade curry powder brings better taste as compared to store-bought. It's simple and easy to make within few minutes just by combining the Indian spices in a form of powder. If you use, it will really make a big difference in your curry taste.
Cayenne Pepper - 2 Tsp | Coriander Powder - 2 Tsp | Cumin Powder - 1 Tsp | Garlic Powder - ½ Tsp | Black Pepper Powder - 1 Tsp | Turmeric Powder - ½ Tsp
Mango Powder - ⅓ Tsp (optional) | Garam Masala - 2 Tsp | Red Chili Powder - 1 Tsp
Salt - ½ Tsp | Ginger Powder - ⅓ Tsp
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How To Store
Homemade curry powder doesn't contain any preservatives still you can store in airtight glass container in your pantry. Room temperature should be around 25 to 30 degree celsius to keep the masala freshness for long time. If you are living at hot places and temperature more than that then keep it in refrigerator.
Shelf life is 3 to 4 months (at room temperature 25 to 30 degrees)
In refrigerator: 6 months.
Avoid to place in freezer otherwise it will leave a moisture in masala.
Avoid to take out masala using wet spoon and hands. Don't store curry powder in plastic jar if you are storing for long time. Glass container is more recommended as it keeps the freshness of masala for long time.
What is the difference between curry powder and Madras curry powder?
Madras curry powder is spicy along with the flavor of fenugreek powder while the curry powder is less spicier than madras curry powder. More or less the taste is same only difference is spiciness.
Is Garam Masala is same as Curry Powder?
No garam masala is an ingredient of curry powder. you can use garam masala to prepare curry powder. In curry powder, other spices like ceyanne, turmeric, coriander powder is being used along with garam masala. Garam masala prepared with whole spice mix.
Is there any substitute of curry powder?
Yes, you can simply use salt, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric and garam masala in your curry if you don't have curry powder.
Recipes To Use
Keema Curry - It's a simple homemade keema curry that you can make by using this masala and it will be ready in one go.
Chickpea Curry: Here is easy recipe of chickpea masala curry that you can make by using this masala. I prepared by different different spices but you can use the same recipe with curry powder and skip individual addition of spices.
Chicken Karahi: It's a famous recipe from Pakistan and people love it. Normally its been prepared using less spices but you can use this masala and it will really turned out so well with tomatoes and green chilies.
Aloo Gosht: It's a perfect spice for aloo gosht. Just use the quantity according to your meat and it will really make a quality taste of aloo gosht ka salan.
Palak Chicken | Kofta | Curd Chicken | Chicken Tikka Masala
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Homemade Curry Powder
- 2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
- 2 tsp Coriander Powder
- 1 tsp Cumin Powder
- ½ tsp Garlic Powder
- 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder
- ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
- ⅓ tsp Mango Powder optional
- 2 tsp Garam Masala Homemade
- 1 Tsp Red Chili Powder
- ½ tsp Salt
- ⅓ tsp Ginger Powder
- Place all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
- Store in Glass container for 4 months.
- Use the well-blended spice mix to make curry powder.
- For the best result, use roasted fennel and coriander powder.
- Avoid putting a wet spoon in curry powder.
- Keep it in your pantry a cool place.
- Always cover the jar right after use.
- Preferred to store in a glass jar.