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How do you make curry?

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juicychops Wed 15-Jun-05 21:22:02

Whats the main ingredients for a curry and what do you have to put in extra to make madras, tikka masala etc?

toothyboy Wed 15-Jun-05 21:52:27

Main things you'll need are onions, garlic, ginger and green chillis to start with - then you'll need various spices depending out what curry you want to make. Basic spices you'll need to get started are coriander (seeds), cumin, turmeric, chilli powder, a good curry powder and garam masala. It's best to buy whole spices and grind them yourself. I'd recommend buying a good book - the ones by Pat Chapman are good. Once you mastered making them yourself, you won't want a greasy take away ever again. And ALWAYS have fresh coriander to garnish it with - it gives the perfect finish.

fairydust Wed 15-Jun-05 21:54:05

buy a colmans packet

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