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curry powder

noun
1.
a powdered preparation of spices and other ingredients, usually including turmeric and coriander, used for making curry or for seasoning food.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; curry1 + powder1
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Examples for curry powder
  • For a super basic curry, you can start out with any prepared curry powder.
  • Peanuts and groundnuts are used to flavor dishes, as is a homegrown curry powder.
  • In a wide, shallow bowl, combine coconut and curry powder.
  • Ordinary curry powder, shaded with a few more spices, moves from the expected into easy taste adventures.
  • Add two tablespoons flour mixed with one-half teaspoon curry powder and one cup stock.
  • Stir until butter is melted and blended with curry powder and flour.
  • Cook briefly, stirring, and add curry powder or paste.
  • For example, try curry powder or onion powder to spice up rice dishes.
  • Beat cream, egg yolks and curry powder until mixture thickens, then spread evenly over cooked scallops.
British Dictionary definitions for curry powder

curry powder

noun
1.
a mixture of finely ground pungent spices, such as turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger, etc, used in making curries
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