Basic Curry Mix

A curry powder or mixture is basically flavour boosting spices that are blended together to add big flavour and balance to a dish. The heat content will be determined by what you add to the rest of the dish. One of the advantages of making a basic curry mix is that you will determine the taste of your homemade blend and you will have a consistent, balanced base to add your other flavourings too when cooking. Remember: this is the base that will balance the dish and from where you will add acid, heat and salt to round off and complete the taste.

15ml cardamon pods
15ml coriander seeds
10ml cumin seeds
5ml mustard seeds
5ml turmeric powder
5ml smoked paprika
2,5ml ginger powder
2,5ml ground black pepper

Add all the ingredients to a pestle and mortar or a spice blender and blend to a powder.
Store in an airtight container.

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