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curry powder

Syllabification: cur·ry pow·der

Definition of curry powder in English:

noun

A mixture of finely ground spices, such as turmeric, ginger, and coriander, used for making curry.
Example sentences
  • Melt the butter in a large pot, then add the onion, celery, leek, curry powder, cayenne pepper, bay leaves, thyme and saffron.
  • Season dishes with lemon, garlic, onion, rosemary, curry powder, cayenne pepper and other herbs and spices instead of salt.
  • Add curry powder, black pepper, bay leaves and chilli (if using).

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