help with madras powder

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Found 20th Oct 2011
hubby has bought a bag of madras powder to make curry from scratch, however no instructions on the bag and hes at a loss as to how much to use.
i know its a matter of personal taste but help and ideas would be appreciated
ta muchly x

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You are on the internet....try searching for madras recipes!

Hahaha, excellent.

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you wouldn't expect instructions with a loaf of bread would you? lol...

Add until satisfied.

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cdm22

You are on the internet....try searching for madras recipes!



err thanks for that oO

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and the legend that is hukd sarcasm lives on!

For a normal curry we put 3 tablespoons of curry powder into a four chicken breast curry. HTH. Not Madras though just medium or mild.

alfie and harrys mum

err thanks for that oO



Ok, how about put a bit in...taste it....repeat until happy! oO

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greg_68

For a normal curry we put 3 tablespoons of curry powder into a four … For a normal curry we put 3 tablespoons of curry powder into a four chicken breast curry. HTH. Not Madras though just medium or mild.


thanks for the sensible answer

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cdm22 i thank you lol

The funniest thing would be tasting your result

Please tell us the rest of the ingredients

ok first of all wat you cooking? chiken or veg? and how much of chicken or veg you got?
for a normal portion chicken curry ie 2 chicken breast fillets, or alternatively 4 drumsticks, , heres the basics:

chop 1 medium/large onion and fry in about 4 tablespoons cooking oil, add about half teaspoon salt, add one tomato, and pinch of crushed garlic n ginger, fry and saute until soft, add your spices, usually,
quarter teaspoon haldi(tumeric) powder
quarter teaspoon chilli powder
half teaspoon danhiya (coriander) powder
quarter teaspoon jeera (cumin) powder
quarter teaspoon madras curry powder
pinch of garam masala
now stir until the oil comes to the surface, then add chicken and cook on full heat for about 5 mins, until all water released from chicken is cooked, then turn heat on medium add about 1 glass water and cook chicken for about 25mins until done, and sauce reached the required consistency, and then garnish with fresh coriander..

hope that helps, or better still rather than use all the spices, you can buy small resealable east end packs of curry powders(ie rogan josh, tikka masala, jalfrezi, balti ) from tesco, asda etc, and instructions be at the back

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ok first of all wat you cooking? chiken or veg? and how much of chicken … ok first of all wat you cooking? chiken or veg? and how much of chicken or veg you got? for a normal portion chicken curry ie 2 chicken breast fillets, or alternatively 4 drumsticks, , heres the basics:chop 1 medium/large onion and fry in about 4 tablespoons cooking oil, add about half teaspoon salt, add one tomato, and pinch of crushed garlic n ginger, fry and saute until soft, add your spices, usually, quarter teaspoon haldi(tumeric) powder quarter teaspoon chilli powderhalf teaspoon danhiya (coriander) powderquarter teaspoon jeera (cumin) powderquarter teaspoon madras curry powderpinch of garam masala now stir until the oil comes to the surface, then add chicken and cook on full heat for about 5 mins, until all water released from chicken is cooked, then turn heat on medium add about 1 glass water and cook chicken for about 25mins until done, and sauce reached the required consistency, and then garnish with fresh coriander..hope that helps, or better still rather than use all the spices, you can buy small resealable east end packs of curry powders(ie rogan josh, tikka masala, jalfrezi, balti ) from tesco, asda etc, and instructions be at the back



wow thanks for that hubby will be pleased

no woriz, next tym just send me a message if you need help on cooking. glad to help.
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