powder is in fact a blend of spices, varying according to
regional tridition. India is the origin of curry, a name widely
recognised all over the world. Because of varied physical
form, aroma and flavour an individual spice does not produce
the preferred flavour. Indian curry powder is the answer to
it. Known as 'curry powder' to the Indians, or simply as 'curry'
to the international consumer, the product is a careful blend
of selected spices to add pep, flavour and aroma to a wide
range of exotic dishes.
are ground and mixed in certain definite proportions to
produce curry powder. Some of the important ingredients
in curry powder are coriander, turmeric, chillies, cumin,
pepper, ginger, cinnamon, cassia, clove etc. It also contains
and edible common salt and sometimes added starch. A wide
range of products are covered under the category 'Curry'.
This includes straight powder, mixed powder, curry powder,
curry mixture, masalas, curry paste and seasoning.