This is the recipe for our general purpose Japanese Curry Roux. This is used in our series of Japanese Curry recipes. Check them out here: Japanese Curry Rice Series

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You can use any brand of curry powder you want! If you want to be more authentic, use S&B brand.



How much are we making?
Total Calories
Vegetable Oil
4 Tablespoons
4 Tablespoons
Curry Powder
1.5 Tablespoons
Garam Masala
1 Tablespoon
Cayenne Powder(optional)
1/2 Teaspoon
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  1. Make the Curry Roux
    1. Put a small sauce pan over medium heat. Add the vegetable oil and flour to the pot. Mixing well. Adding oil to pot adding flour to pot
    2. Continue to cook this 5-15 minutes constantly stirring or until it reaches a peanut butter or almost a milk chocolate color. whisking roux, this is the white color stage whisking roux, this is the blonde color stage whisking roux, this is the peanut butter color stage
    3. Now remove it from the heat and add the the curry powder, garam masala, and cayenne powder. Mix it up well and set aside. This is our curry roux! Adding curry powder to roux adding garam masala to roux adding cayenne powder to roux whisking it up well Our finished curry roux