How To Use Curry Powder: 10 Recipes To Help You Get it Right

How To Use Curry Powder: 10 Recipes To Help You Get it Right
From Fine Dining Lovers - January 8, 2018

Do you keep a jar of curry powder tucked in your cupboard? If you ca not remember the last time you used it, it's time to dust it off and put it to good use in the kitchen.

What is curry powder?

Curry powder is a spice mix invented by the British to mimic the flavors of Indian cuisine. Recipes vary but the main ingredients in curry powder are: turmeric, dried yellow mustard, coriander, ginger, white pepper, cumin, cardamom and ginger.

While curry powder per se is not used in India, it is beloved in many parts of the world such as the United Kingdom and the Caribbean.

How To Use Curry Powder

What's the best way of using curry powder? Well, that depends on what you'd like to make. You can use it for virtually anything - from simple sauts to soups, stews, marinades and sauces.

The recipes below will give you a great start for using curry powder in the kitchen. If you want to learn more about this spice, check out ourA to Z guide: 26 Things You Did not Know About Curry.

Uses for Curry Powder: Tempting Recipes

Curried Parsnip Soup

Curry powder adds a lovely yellow hue and a boost of flavor to this creamy soup made with parsnips, onions, tarragon and cumin.

Click here for the recipe.

Curried Rice with Seafood

Here is a flavorful recipe of Taiwanese origin featuring rice, seafood, peppers and a generous sprinkle of curry powder.

Learn how to make it.

Curried Lentil Soup

This vibrant lentil soup obtains its beautiful golden color from fresh turmeric and curry powder.

Click here for the recipe.

Smoked Tofu Burger

Sink your teeth into this hearty smoked tofu burger topped with an addictive sauce preparedwith curry powder, onions and peanuts.

Get the recipe here.

Spaghetti with Tofu and Curry

Pumpkin Soup with Apples, Curry and Thyme

Currywurst Sauce

Cranberry Chutney

Red Rice Meatballs and Noodles

Mexican Pork Roast


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