Recipes Featuring Curry Powder

Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Why do we love curry? Let us count the ways: It's a sweet-heat blend of many spices, including turmeric (which gives curry its characteristic yellow tint), cinnamon, cloves, fenugreek, cumin, nutmeg, chiles, and coriander; it adds depth to chicken dishes, vegetable soups, and even snack mixes; and its heat is a subtle, slow burn that lets food shine. Read on for some of our favorite recipes with curry powder. Kitchen tip: Curry powder loses its pungency quickly and should be stored no longer than 2 months.

Curried Ratatouille

A whopping 4 teaspoons of curry powder join ginger to scent this vegetable medley with a pleasant amount of warm spice. Top the simmered vegetables and chickpeas with tangy feta and herbs for a fresh, flavorful complement.

Curried Chicken

Robust curry is a perfect match for boneless chicken thighs. Add chewy raisins and aromatic garlic for a dinner that hits all the right notes.

Squash and Curried Noodle Soup

This lo mein soup tastes slow-simmered, but surprise: it's surprisingly quick and easy to make. Even on a weeknight! With impactful ingredients such as curry powder, turmeric, and coconut milk, a few ingredients go a long way in this 30-minute Thai creation.

Curried Squash Muffins

Savory muffins with a butternut squash base and a great curry powder boost make the morning breakfast decision easy -- and less than 150 calories.

Curried Vegetable Soup

A bold, curry-enhanced coconut milk broth provides the base of this 20-minute vegetarian comfort food soup.

Gluten Free Chicken and Lentils in Apple-Curry Sauce

Protein-rich lentils are a blank flavor slate to soak up all the warm flavors of curry, garam masala, and more in this party-worthy dinner. Add apples and this gluten free recipe tastes like fall on a plate!

Indian-Style Lamb Curry

Lamb has a strong flavor that can stand up to curry, and this Indian-inspired recipe matches the two with a pile of veggies and hot cooked rice. 

Spicy Curry-Ginger Dip

Cut curry with honey, mix with sour cream, and you're halfway to a 15-minute dip that goes great with veggies. The kids may shy away from the forward flavors in this mix (there's grated gingerroot, too), but one bite of this savory dipper will have you coming back for seconds.

Baked Shrimp Curry

Shrimp is a protein that plays nicely with curry. It soaks up the curry-based broth in this soup, aided by paprika and ground nutmeg. The balanced sweet-savory spoonful preps in just 30 minutes.

 

Ginger Curry Chicken with Lentils and Leeks

The second step of this recipe is to rub chicken with 1 tablespoon of curry powder. The result is spicy, rich chicken that only improves with the addition of ginger, leeks, and orange wedges and some time in a Dutch oven. Another tablespoon of curry flavors the broth.

Cashew-Curry Chicken Salad

Tropical flavors -- pineapple yogurt and mango chutney -- go head-to-head with curry powder in this flavorful sandwich. Dry-roasted cashews provide crunch.

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash puree is sweet and satisfying; curry powder and other spices, like cilantro and fresh ginger, bring savory heat.

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