In India curry is a generic description to South Indian dish with gravy or sauce. In most South Indian cuisines, a curry is considered a side-dish, which can be eaten along with a main dish like rice or bread. Curry popularity in recent decades has spread outward from the Indian subcontinent to figure prominently in international cuisine.
Other use of the word is often found with Khadi, koora , kari, Curry powder is used as an incidental ingredient in other cuisines, including for example a "curry sauce" (sauce au curry, sometimes even au cari) variation of the classic French béchamel.
In British cuisine, the word "curry" is primarily used to denote a sauce-based dish flavoured with curry powder or a paste made from the powder and oils. However, the use of fresh spices such as ginger and garlic, and preparation of an initial masala from freshly ground dried spices are sometimes used.
Curry house is to the restaurants serving Indian ,Pakistani or Bangladeshi food
Curry powder, also known as masala powder, is a spice mixture of widely varying composition developed by the British during the days of the Raj as a means of approximating the taste of Indian cuisine at home. are often coriander, cumin, fenugreek, mustard, chili, black pepper and salt. It should be reiterated that curry powders and pastes produced and consumed in India are extremely diverse; some red, some yellow, some brown.