Homemade Curry Powder Recipe: The Best DIY Curry Powder Recipe by 30Seconds Food

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Homemade Curry Powder Recipe: The Best DIY Curry Powder Recipe

Curry powder is a spice blend from India. The main spices in curry powder are turmeric, coriander and cumin, with other warm spices added to the mix. The spices in curry powders vary from recipe to recipe and family to family. You'll find curry powder recipes with black pepper, ground ginger, cayenne, fenugreek, clove, ground mustard and nutmeg in them.

This easy homemade curry powder recipe is made with ground turmeric, coriander, cumin, cardamom and ginger. You can add ground cayenne pepper if you like a little heat in your curry power. The warm, aromatic spices are whisked together to create a spice blend that can be used in any recipe calling for curry powder.

Store this DIY curry powder in an airtight container in your pantry for up to three months. Feel free to add, omit, increase, decrease and switch up the spices until you get the perfect curry powder for you. Try this curry powder in one of our many curry recipes.

Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: Makes about 1/3 cup


  • 2 tablespoons ground turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder 
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (optional)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Whisk together all the ingredients.
  2. Put into an airtight container or spice jar. 

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Turmeric Powder $3 & Up
Ground Cumin $3 & Up
Ground Ginger $3 & Up
Ground Cayenne $3 & Up
Ground Cardamom $4 & Up
Spice Jars $10 & Up

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Great idea to make your own spices. This is really simple and packs so much flavor!
Curry in a hurry.

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