curry powder

curry powder
noun Date: 1810 a condiment consisting of several pungent ground spices (as cayenne pepper, fenugreek, and turmeric)

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  • Curry powder — is a mixture of spices of widely varying composition based on South Asian cuisine. Curry powder, and the contemporary English use of the word curry are Western inventions and do not reflect any specific Indian food, though a similar mixture of… …   Wikipedia

  • curry powder — curry powders N MASS Curry powder is a powder made from a mixture of spices. It is used in cooking, especially when making curry …   English dictionary

  • Curry powder — Curry Cur ry, n. [Tamil kari.] [Written also {currie}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Cookery) A kind of sauce much used in India, containing garlic, pepper, ginger, and other strong spices. [1913 Webster] 2. A stew of fowl, fish, or game, cooked with curry …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • curry powder — curry ,powder noun uncount a mixture of SPICES in the form of a powder, used for making curry …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • curry powder — n. a powder prepared from turmeric and various other spices, as coriander, cumin, and cayenne pepper, used as a seasoning in cooking, originally in India …   English World dictionary

  • Curry-powder — (engl., spr. körrĭ pauder, Ragoutpulver), aus Indien stammende Mischungen aus Kurkuma, Koriander, Pfeffer, Ingwer, Zimt, Muskatblüten, Gewürznelken, Kardamomen, Kümmel und Cayennepfeffer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Curry-Powder — Curry Powder, s. Pfeffer …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • curry powder — curry .powder n [U] a mixture of spices, used in cooking to give food a spicy taste …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • curry powder — noun pungent blend of cumin and ground coriander seed and turmeric and other spices • Hypernyms: ↑flavorer, ↑flavourer, ↑flavoring, ↑flavouring, ↑seasoner, ↑seasoning * * * noun [noncount] : a mixture of spices that are used in Indian cooking to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Curry powder — Currypulver im Gewürzbasar Curry (/ˈkœri/ oder auch /ˈkari/, wörtlich Sauce) ist ursprünglich die tamilische Bezeichnung für eine Art Ragout oder Eintopfgericht als Beilage zu sättigenden Speisebestandteilen, meist zu Reis. Besonders im Deutschen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • curry powder — UK / US noun [uncountable] a mixture of spices in the form of a powder, used for making curry …   English dictionary

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