Biography: Curry powder is a blended seasoning from the Indian kitchen, that may include the following ingredients: curry leaves, coriander seeds, clove, white pepper, turmeric, cumin, fenugreek, cardamon, nutmeg, or all-spice. There is no exact recipe for this blendture, and every spice manufacturer or cook can replace and change it - like the Moroccan ras el hanut spice. Its important to use it as soon as possible after opening because its taste and culinary power fades with time.
In the kitchen: it is famous for seasoning chicken and potatoes, and in the Indian kitchen it is used as a base for many other rich tasting dishes, whether vegetarian or not.
As far as health goes, it includes all the benefits of its components: the strong anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric which can prevent many diseases, the ability to lower blood sugar that it receives from the fenugreek, lowered blood pressure from cloves, the cleaning effects of coriander, and more.