Homemade Curry Powder

Homemade Curry Powder Recipe
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro
This effortless homemade curry powder uses easy to find spices to add exotic flavor to any recipe.

In a pinch, Bruce uses Patak's Original Garam Masala Curry Paste, which we agree is a better substitute than a commercial curry powder.


1/2 cup (serving size: 1 teaspoon)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 6
Caloriesfromfat 45 %
Fat 0.3 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 0.8 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 8 mg


3 tablespoons Hungarian paprika
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons ground fennel seed
2 teaspoons ground yellow or brown mustard
2 teaspoons ground red pepper
1 tablespoon ground coriander
1 tablespoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves


Combine all of the ingredients.

Note: Store in a cool, dark place for up to 2 months.

Bruce Aidells,

Cooking Light

September 2003
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