curry powder


Definition of curry powder

: a condiment consisting of several pungent ground spices (such as cayenne pepper, fenugreek, and turmeric)

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Recent Examples on the Web Puree half of the onion, 2 tablespoons water, the ginger, garlic, curry powder and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt in a food processor or blender and set aside. cleveland, "Ground turkey can be delicious. No, really!," 9 June 2020 Using coconut cream in the marinade creates a bit of a crust on the chicken, while curry powder, lime juice and garlic powder are a taste explosion. Lauren Salkeld, NBC News, "7 sheet pan suppers to try this week," 9 Apr. 2019 Add turmeric, curry powder and spinach and bring to a boil again. Tina Danze, Dallas News, "What to cook this week: 8 starter pantry cuisine recipes with easy variations," 6 Apr. 2020 Add 2 tablespoons Madras curry powder, 1 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes and stir until well blended, 1 minute. New York Times, "One Tomato Sauce, Four Weeknight Dinners," 6 May 2020 First come garlic, ginger, and onion, then turmeric and curry powder, then cumin, fennel, and cardamom for some aromatic top notes. Saveur Editors, Saveur, "Make This Spicier Take on Surf and Turf," 3 Oct. 2016 This gets its bright golden color from savory curry powder. Country Living Test Kitchen, Country Living, "Curry Chicken Salad," 22 Jan. 2020 Amok trey, a classic Cambodian fish curry, inspired our weeknight version of a dish that relies on coconut milk, turmeric, and curry powder., "Chicken Curry With Coconut and Tomatoes," 12 Nov. 2019 Stir in curry powder and flour and cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Testing recipes brought a steady stream of new dishes to my table. A few became favorites.," 7 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of curry powder

1810, in the meaning defined above

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27 Jun 2020

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“Curry powder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of curry powder

: a mixture of spices that are used in Indian cooking to give a hot flavor to food

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