- a powdered preparation of spices and other ingredients, usually including turmeric and coriander, used for making curry or for seasoning food.
Origin of curry powder
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Country-captain, a spatch-cocked fowl, sprinkled with curry-powder.The Slang Dictionary
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But then curry-powder will camouflage anything if you use enough.The Story of Our Submarines
John Graham Bower
Boil large oysters in their liquor; season with salt, pepper and curry-powder.
Season a fish with salt, pepper, some grated green ginger and curry-powder.
It is also a condiment, and is largely used in Indian curry-powder.French Polishing and Enamelling
- a mixture of finely ground pungent spices, such as turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger, etc, used in making curries
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