Indian curry paste

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Indian curry paste

Indian curry paste

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups chopped onion(for wet paste)

  • 1 inch ginger (for wet paste)

  • 5-6 nos cloves of garlic(for wet paste)

  • 2-3 nos bay leaves(dry powder)

  • 2 tsp cloves(dry powder)

  • 2 tsp pepper corn(dry powder)

  • 3-4 nos cardamom (dry powder)

  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds (dry powder)

  • 1 inch cinnamon stick(dry powder)

  • 3 tbsp coriander seeds(dry powder)

  • 3-4 nos dry red chillies(dry powder)

  • 2 nos tomato paste(other ingredients)

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder(other ingredients)

  • 4-5 tbsp oil(other ingredients)

  • 1 tsp salt ,some to taste(other ingredients)


  • Grind together the ingredients under the wet mix in a grinder.
  • If necessary use water just to for the blades to rotate. Set aside.
  • Grind together all the dry ingredients in a grinder. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a thick bottom pan, add wet mix,turmeric and salt and mix well.
  • Cook it on medium high heat until all the water has evaporated and the raw smell goes away and the paste changes to golden brown in color.
  • Add tomato paste and cook untill the the tomatoes begin to melt and the mixture has no liquid left.
  • Now add dry ingredients and mix everything well together and cook well in low heat untill the raw smell of the powder goes away.
  • Add oil and salt if you want.(which will hep to preserve the paste)
  • NOTES:Your curry paste is ready.keep this paste in the freezer and use this paste in any veg or non veg curries.