Do you keep a jar of curry powder tucked in your cupboard? If you can't 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 isn't 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 sautés to soups, stews, marinades and sauces.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.
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