Nirav Curry Powder (Madras Style)dry curry powder, kari powder,
This Madras curry powder exemplifies the aromas and flavors of South Indian cuisines. Curry powder is the solution to making curry the simplest possible way, without having to resort to a pestle and mortar. This mixture is an infusion of coriander, turmeric, mustard, chilly, cumin, salt, fenugreek, garlic, black pepper, cinnamon, black cardamom and clove. Curry powder is used in soups, dals and of course, curries. It is also used as a thickening agent in fish and meat dishes. Curry powder also can be used simply to accent a normal meal: pasta, stew and spaghetti.