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Ceylon Dark Curry Powder

Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

10 tablespoons 150mlDried hot red chilies - such as piquins (small)
  And stems removed
1 tablespoon 15mlUncooked rice
1 tablespoon 15mlFreshly shredded coconut
1   Cinnamon
2 tablespoons 30mlCoriander seeds
1 tablespoon 15mlCumin seeds
1 tablespoon 15mlFennel seeds
1 teaspoon 5mlCardamom seeds
1 teaspoon 5mlFenugreek seeds
1 teaspoon 5mlBlack mustard seeds
6   Cloves
5   Curry leaves

Recipe Instructions

Roast the chilies on a cookie sheet in the oven at 350F until they turn very dark. Remove and allow them to cool.

In a dry skillet, roast the rice, coconut, cinnamon, coriander, cumin, fennel, cardamom, fenugreek and mustard seeds over medium heat, stirring often, until they turn dark brown, almost black.

Combine the chilies, roasted spices, cloves, and curry leaves in a spice mill and blend to a fine powder.

A World of Curries by Dave DeWitt and Arthur Pais ISBN 0-316-18224-9 pg 41



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