Ingredients: How to Make Malay Curry Powder

While India does not have a “curry powder”, it does have a range of masalas and podis that are used in specific ways or with specific dishes. For example, chole masala, chaat masala and garam masala.

Not so in the Indian community of Malaysia. Influenced by Malaysian cuisine, curry powder is a common staple in Indian homes in that country.

You can usually purchase Malay Curry Powder in Indian groceries, at least that is the case in Australia. But if you prefer home made, here is one version. Enjoy!

You might like to explore our Malaysian recipes here, and our Indian recipes here. Our Spice collection is here. Or look through our collection of Ingredient notes here.

 

Malaysian Curry Powder

Malaysian Curry Powder

Roast the following spices
6 tspn coriander seeds
2 tspn fennel seed1 tspn fenugreek seed
2 tspn cumin seeds
2 tspn black pepper corns
2 tspn raw rice
2 cloves
0.5 star anise
2.5 cm piece cinnamon stick
0.25 tspn cardamom seeds
2 tspn Indian chilli powder
4 small dried red chillies
3 – 4 curry leaves

Mix the spices together, allow to cool, and grind to a powder.

When the above spices are powdered, add
2 tspn turmeric powder.

 

 

 

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Archana says:

    Looks great. Can’t wait to try making this curry powder and try some malaysian recipes.

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