Definition of curry powder in English:

curry powder


  • A mixture of finely ground spices, such as turmeric, ginger, and coriander, used for making curry.

    • ‘Add the onions, carrots, celery, fennel, shallots, garlic, thyme, tarragon, and curry powder and sauté until translucent.’
    • ‘Melt the butter in a large pot, then add the onion, celery, leek, curry powder, cayenne pepper, bay leaves, thyme and saffron.’
    • ‘In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, curry powder, and salt.’
    • ‘Season dishes with lemon, garlic, onion, rosemary, curry powder, cayenne pepper and other herbs and spices instead of salt.’
    • ‘To make the curry powder, combine the ground coriander, cumin, fenugreek, pepper, ginger, paprika and turmeric and mix well.’
    • ‘It is not normally found in food but - when illegally added - can increase weight and colour of spices such as chilli peppers, saffron, curry powder and paprika.’
    • ‘Add curry powder, black pepper, bay leaves and chilli (if using).’
    • ‘Saute onions in oil; mix with soy sauce and curry powder.’
    • ‘Whisk together infused cream, curry powder, and Hawaij spice and set aside.’
    • ‘Besides being an essential ingredient of curry powder, turmeric is often used by itself for colouring and flavouring foodstuffs, including fish dishes.’


curry powder

/ˈkərē ˌpoudər/