DIY Curry Powder

This is our quick and easy take on curry powder that’s perfect to add to all of your favorite Indian-inspired dishes, scrambles, sauces, and more! We especially love it on roasted vegetables, massaged into kale salads, and more.

What is Curry Powder?

Curry powder is not a common ingredient used in traditional Indian cooking, but rather an invention of the British to evoke the flavors of Indian cuisine. The term “curry” in Indian cooking refers to a sauce or gravy served with vegetables or meat. (source)

DIY Curry Powder

Easy, DIY curry spice that’s perfect for soups, stews, and hearty curry dishes. Links to recipe ideas below!Author Minimalist Baker Print SAVE SAVED

4.79 from 52 votes Prep Time 5 minutes Total Time 5 minutes Servings 5 (1-Tbsp servings)Course SpiceCuisine Indian-InspiredFreezer Friendly NoDoes it keep? 3 Months

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US Customary – Metric2 Tbsp ground coriander2 Tbsp ground cumin1 1/2 Tbsp ground turmeric2 tsp ground ginger1 tsp dry mustard1/2 tsp ground black pepper1 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp ground cardamom1/2 tsp cayenne pepper or ground chilies


Add all spices to a small jar and shake. Perfect for use in soups, stews, curries, and more! Stays fresh up to 3 months.



*Blend adapted from
*Recipe as written yields roughly 1/3 cup curry powder.
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

Nutrition (1 of 5 servings)

Serving: 1 one-Tbsp serving Calories: 25 Carbohydrates: 4.4 g Protein: 1 g Fat: 0.8 g Saturated Fat: 0.1 g Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.14 g Monounsaturated Fat: 0.44 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 6 mg Potassium: 146 mg Fiber: 0 g Sugar: 0.2 g Vitamin A: 150 IU Vitamin C: 5.8 mg Calcium: 40 mg Iron: 3.4 mg

Below are some recipes which use my DIY Curry Powder:
Sweet Potato Coconut Curry Soup // Vibrant Green Coconut Curry // Curry Roasted Vegetable & Lentil Kale Salad // Spicy Red Curry Cauliflower “Wings’ //

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