Ingredients: Turmeric, Cumin, Coriander, Mustard Seed, Black pepper, Fennel, Allspice, Rice
This spice mixture is similar to a Curry powder.
However, Colombo powder contains roasted uncooked rice, which gives the powder a nutty taste, and also acts as a natural thickener when cooking,
Which makes this seasoning great for soups and stews. Use Colombo powder in any recipe that you would use curry powder to spice up meats, poultry, or vegetables.
Colombo powder is consumed mostly in the French West Indies (Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Martin and Saint Barthélemy (St. Barts) and the smaller islands of Les Saintes, Marie-Galante, and La Désirade. However, since its origins are Indian, it’s also an ingredient in Jamaican and Trinidadian recipes. The spice mixture is also called Poudre a Colombo or West Indian curry powder.
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