Since owning my Thermomix I have enjoyed experimenting with so many different spice blends and this has to be one of my favourites. It is easy to make, very fragrant and tastes so fresh. With no added anti-caking agents, I now use this blend every time I make a recipe asking for curry powder.
- 2 tablespoon coriander, seeds
- 2 tablespoon cumin, seeds
- 10 cardamom, pods (crush pods and discard outer shells)
- 1 tablespoon mustard, powder
- 1 tablespoon turmeric, ground
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, ground
- 4 whole cloves
- 1 curry leaf, dried
- Place all ingredients into TM bowl and dry roast 15 mins / Varoma / speed 2 / MC off.
- Replace MC in TM lid (see notes below) and mill 30 sec / speed 9.
- Store in an airtight container away from extremes of heat, light and humidity for up to 1 year.
- Shake well before each use.
WHEN MILLING SPICES:
Place baking paper in between your TM bowl & lid to keep spices within bowl.
Use this paper to then funnel your spices into small containers.
Then use the residual spices in your bowl to make a fragrant coconut milk which can be used immediately or frozen for your next quick curry.
• Recipe can be multiplied
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Amanda Tovell says
Wow! I've been using Babas meat curry powder for the last 2 years and finally finished the large bag I had bought so I decided to make Leonie's Curry Blend Spice during the week. It smelled divine and just like the curry powder I was used to using. But now I know exactly what is in my curry blend and I can make a quantity suitable for 6 months use. I used the curry blend last night for your Coriander Chicken Soup recipe and it was perfect! Thank you again Leonie
Thank you Amanda great to hear! :) You're now all set to make some more of my recipes that use the curry blend. Click here to see them all in one post for you. :)
Just wondering if I could use yellow mustard seeds in this recipe and either blend them to make mustard powder or just put them in and blitz with the rest? Love this recipe and would like to have one less ingredient in my pantry when I already have the seeds. ?
Yes Tarryn that would be fine to use seeds as after roasting the whole batch is milled. Enjoy!
My family do not like hot food. Would it be better to half the cayenne pepper in the spice mix or just use less of the spice mix in whatever recipe I'm cooking?
Hi Liz, I think I would just halve the cayenne pepper. :) Enjoy!
Jenna Watkins says
Can I use ground cumin seeds as I don't have the ungrounded ones and how much do I use ?
Hi Jenna, I'd suggest 1&1/2 Tbsp ground cumin. Enjoy! :)
What could I use in place of a curry leaf?
Curry leaves can be difficult to find at times Chantelle as not all supermarkets have them. You can sub with a few bay leaves.
Inappropriate Mum says
Miss 10 used this, with Tmx Mayo, to make curried eggs.
I made the sex face eating it (in front of my children ?)
bahahaha - I'd so love to see a photo of your sex face!!! ;)
Would this curry powder be the same as the Babas Curry powder recommending in Skinnymixers recipes? Thankyou so much.
I'm sorry Ann I can't compare as I've never tried the Babas Curry powders.
Love making this mix and it makes great presents too :-) Today I didn't have any mustard powder so I sub'd in 1/2 Tbsp mustard seeds. The mustard smelt strong while cooking but once ground up it was great. At least this time I had a curry leaf to add.. Lol Love how your recipes are soo tweakable. Thank you :-)
Thanks Raelene. Yes they are all fairly forgiving recipes - this one included! :)
Oh great. Thanks so much for letting me know. I've raved about it so much, my sisters in law are keen to try it too, so I'm making everyone their own batches!
Fabulous Amelia! Great little gifts idea! :)
Hi, we loved this blend. So full of flavour. Thanks for the recipe. I'm planning to make it again & just wondered if I were to make double or triple the recipe, would I need to increase the dry roasting time? Thanks!
I always quadruple mine Amelia and just stay with the normal roasting time. :)
Joanne T Ferguson says
I LOVE this curry blend and now that the weather is getting colder, I can't seemingly get enough of it! Thank you and would HIGHLY recommend this recipe! A keeper indeed!
Laurie Nash says
This blend is soooo good! I use it in any recipe calling for curry powder. It makes the best curried sausages. Thanks so much!
Thank you Laurie :)
Jill Ford says
Wow so full of flavor and tastes amazing.
Just wondering how long the spices will keep for? Thanks
Veronica the spices will keep for many many months if stored in an air tight container.
would really love the other herb blends you have made.
Is there a site where you might have them listed.
I have just bought a thermomix and find it excellent
regards and thanks for any help