Sri Lankan Curry Powder - Norman

Course : Indian
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Serves: 1
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Ingredients:

25 grams coriander seeds -- (1 oz)
15 grams cumin seeds -- (1/2 oz)
1 tablespoon fennel seeds
1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
1 pieces cinnamon
6 pieces green cardamoms
6 whole cloves
6 pieces fresh curry leaves
1 teaspoon cayenne
 

Preparation / Directions:

In Sri Lanka, spices are roasted to a deep brown before grinding: this gives much Sri Lankan food a "darker" taste than Indian dishes. Dry roast the whole spices in a heavy frying pan over a medium heat until they turn dark brown, stirring frequently to prevent burning. Leave to cool, then combine with the curry leaves and cayenne and grind to a powder. Stored in an airtight container, the blend will keep for 3-4 months.


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