Friday, September 28, 2012

Mild Curry Powder

                                           Mild Curry Powder

Make about 3-4Tbl.
2tsp. cumin seed
1/2tsp. cardamom
1/2tsp. fennel seed
4 dried bird chilies
1Tbl. turmeric
1/4tsp. ground cloves
1/4tsp. cayenne
1tsp. dry mustard
1/4tsp. black pepper
1/2tsp. ground ginger
a pinch of saffron
A word of warning: The saffron, will stain plastic!

In a skillet, dry fry all seeds and the chilies, for about 3-5 minutes, or until the spices give off, a toasted aroma.
Add all the ground spices and fry 3 minutes more.
Remove the pan from the heat. cool a few minutes, then grind in a spice or coffee grinder, into a powder.

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