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Curry powder

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Curry powder is a mixture of spices of widely varying composition developed by the British during their colonial rule of India as a means of approximating the taste of Indian cuisine at home.

Typical ingredients of curry powder include coriander, turmeric, cumin, mustard, fenugreek, cardamom, nutmeg, red pepper, cinnamon, and cloves.

It is also the name given to a different mixture of spices that include curry leaves, which is used in South Indian cuisine.

See also: curryfi:Curry nn:Karri

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