Jamaican curry powder

Jamaican curry powder

Learn how to make the best Jamaican curry powder from scratch


3 tbsp of turmeric, ground

1 tbsp of cumin seeds

1 tbsp of coriander seeds

2 1/2 tsp of fenugreek seeds

2 1/2 tsp of black mustard seeds

2 tsp of ginger, ground

2 tsp of whole pimento berries (all spice)

1 tsp of thyme, dried

1 tsp of black peppercorn

1 tsp of nutmeg, ground

1/4 tsp of cinnamon, ground

1/2 tsp of chilli (or scotch bonnet powder)

1/4 tsp of garlic granules


Place the whole spices in a skillet on medium heat and toast the spices for 2 minutes, stirring and tossing the pan until they release their aroma.

Allow the spices to cool before combining the ground and whole spices together in a grinder.

Pulverise the spices into a ground blend.

Store in a clear container, in a dry place for several months