Curry is one of the most widely used spice blends in the world - and is easy to make yourself.
It might sound like a lot of work, but don't worry, making your own curry is a lot of fun! To create your blend, buy the basic spices you would like to use for your mix, portion them out, grind them, mix them and store in an airtight container to preserve their flavours.
So why would you want to make your own curry mix? Well, quite simply, homemade always tastes best, right? Curry blends come in countless variations in India, all of which have their own unique taste and character. In the supermarket, you often only find one or two blends. To kick your flavours up a notch, create a curry blend tailored to your tastebuds.
Here are two recipes for both spicy and mild curry powders.