Finding the perfect curry spice blend will almost always come down to finding the combination of curry and spices that appeals to your own taste preferences. A curry that one person finds mild could be very spicy for another person. Likewise, a spice blend that appeals to one person may not always appeal to another person. With that said, there are a few tried and tested blends that will be enjoyed by most. To help you make the perfect curry, here are some curry spice blend ideas to get you started.
The secret to making a good curry is to find a curry spice blend that adds loads of flavour without being too overbearing. When curry is too strong, it can sometimes take away the subtle flavours of meat and vegetables. When curry is too mild, it ends up becoming more of a stew than a curry. Now that you are ready to start working some magic, here are some of the blends that will transform your curries in no time at all.
If you are looking for potent curries that are hot, spicy and rich, the Mother-in-Law blend is sure to do the trick. This spicy red curry powder features dried chillis, curry powder, cayenne pepper, garlic powder and ginger powder.
Another hot blend, Cajun spice powder features cayenne, paprika, garlic powder, pepper and oregano. It works well for Mexican style curries as well as other spicy dishes such as nachos. If you like your curries on the strong side, this one is a must-have.
Bombay Masala features a variety of Indian spices, including paprika, chilli, mango powder, coriander, ginger and various other spices that add to its complex flavour profile. Although it is not very spicy on its own, it has plenty of flavour.
Finally, another idea is to make your own custom blend according to the spices and curries you enjoy the most. This is especially good for those who are not fond of very hot curries. Try a blend of mild curry powder along with cinnamon, ginger, turmeric and allspice or experiment until you find a blend that your taste palate approves.
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