This is a mix of spices that we have come to know of by the Muslim variety found in stores. Yet this is a mixture that is unique to everyone's kitchen. They may be mild with spices like cumin, fennel, and coriander; or heated up a bit with chiles and pepper; or fragrant with cinnamon and saffron. All of these are considered curry powders and all of them have distinctly different applications. Look under the definition for garam masala for more information.
A spice mixture more popular in the West than in India. It usually consists of coriander, turmeric, fenugreek, cumin, and chili. Back to the top
A mixture of various spices such as peppercorns,coriander, chillie, turmeric, cumin, cloves and curry leaves, roasted and powdered together used mainly in South Indian curries.