• 1/2 lb(227 grams)coriander seed
  • 2 oz.(57 grams)small cumin seed
  • 2 tbsp(30ml) chopped fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tbsp((7.5ml)sweet cumin seed
  • 1/2 tbsp(7.5ml)black mustard seeds
  • An inch(about 3cm)piece of cinnamon
  • 1 cardamon seed
  • 1/4 tsp(1.2ml)freshly ground black pepper



1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.(121C).

2. Put all ingredients in a shallow baking pan and bake 15 minutes.

3. Using a mortar with pestle, grind spices while hot; or place in an electric blender and grind.

4. Place curry powder in an air-tight jar and it will keep about 6 months.

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Great Cooking Ideas
Submitted By: Linda Wilson
Homemade Curry Powder