Definition of Curry powder

1. Noun. Pungent blend of cumin and ground coriander seed and turmeric and other spices.




Definition of Curry powder

1. Noun. A mixture of spices, usually including turmeric, commonly used in Asian cooking. ¹

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Literary usage of Curry powder

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1. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"curry powder is subject to extensive adulteration, and with very pernicious ... As this is a highly poisonous oxide, the quantity taken in curry powder at a ..."

2. The Young Housekeeper's Friend by Cornelius (1862)
"The East Indians never use flour in thickening the gravy, but depend on the curry powder. To prepare rice for Calcutta curry, wash a pint in several •waters ..."

3. Adulterations Detected; Or, Plain Instructions for the Discovery of Frauds by Arthur Hill Hassall (1857)
"We have thus shown that curry powder is adulterated nearly to the same extent, ... Since the quantity of curry powder eaten at a meal is so considerable, ..."

4. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"They have not grasped the fact that curry-powder is like salad dressing—a compound; and that as in the salad dressing some people like plenty of vinegar and ..."

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