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Curry Movie Popcorn

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Sometimes popcorn needs a different flavor. Try this Curry Movie Popcorn for a pop of flavor with every piece. One of our favorite ways to enjoy popcorn!

Curry Popcorn

It’s Movie Night! What kind of popcorn are we making tonight?

We love popcorn at our house. We want a recipe with flavor and pizzazz. This Curry Popcorn hits the spot each and every time we whip up a batch.

We enjoy popping up some kernels and adding a little seasoning, a little spice. We have tried lots of combinations with popcorn, but I had never tried Curry Popcorn.

It was part of the Secret Recipe Club reveal back in the day, and it came from a blog called Koreafornian Cooking. 

She made a Korean California infused array of recipes and this was one of the things she offered up.

Curry Movie Popcorn

It looked incredibly delicious and the idea of Korean cooking intimidated me a bit simply because I had never done it before.

So Curry Popcorn it was. And I’m not at all sorry. 

As I am updating this recipe 7+ years later, I’m SO happy we picked it. We’ve made it dozens upon dozens of times.

We decided to go with the Curry Movie Popcorn because as soon as we read it, we wanted to try it.

We didn’t even care what the recipe called for, we were just sure it was yummy.


I mean, we love popping fresh kernels and adding my our own ingredients to make it super yummy, so why not with some Curry powder. Yes, it was simply perfect.

Are you ready to make some Curry Movie Popcorn?

Curry Popcorn

Curry Movie Popcorn

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

You can't beat the full flavor of curry on stove popped popcorn, makes this treat unique and great anytime!


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder, or more to taste
  • ½ cup 75 g. popping corn


  1. Pop your popcorn by whatever method you desire. We popped ours on the stove top, while [Koreafornian|] air popped popcorn. We doubled the recipe because there were six of us noshing on it, but the recipe I have provided is suitable for 4.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt the butter and coconut oil over low heat. Can I just tell you, I've actually never been able to smell the coconut oil I use, but for some reason, this time I did. It smelled heavenly!!
  3. Add the curry powder, and stir well until smooth.
  4. Drizzle the curry-flavored oil while tossing the popcorn to evenly distribute the curry flavored butter. This was a lot harder to do than I thought it would be. Next time, I am going to preheat it all and actually pop the popcorn IN the sauce I made, but regardless.... It was actually super good and the kids gobbled it up quickly. (perfect after school snack!)
  5. If desired, sprinkle some salt, and toss the popcorn again. Serve immediately.

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Secret Recipe Participants: What did you make for the Secret Recipe club this month? 

Everyone else: Have you ever made popcorn with a unique flavor or ingredient? Tell me about it in the comments below. 

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nicole @ I am a Honey Bee

Friday 2nd of March 2012

ooo I bet a teeny tiny bit of sugar to offset the spice of the curry powder would be fantastic too. I love popcorn.

April @ Angel's Homestead

Wednesday 29th of February 2012

I would have never thought to use curry as a seasoning on popcorn. Unique and interesting.


Wednesday 29th of February 2012

Mmmmm! I've never ever thought of using curry on popcorn! I will most definitely be trying this! My favourite popcorn flavours made at home are peanut butter popcorn and kettle corn. (both recipes are on my blog). Yum! Thanks for sharing this one!

I made sweet potato fries for the SRC this month. :)

BruCrew Life

Monday 27th of February 2012

This is awesome sounding popcorn!!!! Great job!!!


Monday 27th of February 2012

I love both popcorn and curry...and have coconut oil in the house...I need to try this very soon. Looking forward to seeing the other three recipes you tried.

If you haven't already, I'd love for you to check out my Group 'A' SRC entry: Crunchy Fudgy Heart Bites and my Group 'D' entry: Health(ier) Peanut Brittle

Lisa~~ Cook Lisa Cook

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