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Curry Dill Dip

Here’s an easy, flavorful dip recipe to serve with vegetables: Curry Dill Dip

Curry Dill Dip

This has been my Mother’s go-to dip to make for as many years as I can remember.  She made it for all of the holiday parties she hosted when I was growing up, and she continues to make it today.  That flavor of dill and curry is permanently imprinted in my mind from frequent tastings!  I’m sure she got this Curry Dill Dip recipe from somewhere, but its origin is not known.

Curry Dill Dip Recipe

When I worked as a caterer back in my college days, I prepared zillions of vegetable platters.  The secret to keeping the veggies from drying out when you make the platter ahead:  wet some paper towels and wring out slightly; lay the paper towels on top of the veggies and wrap the tray with plastic wrap.  That’ll keep your veggies fresh and bright!

Curry Dill Dip Appetizer Recipe

My Mom always uses dried herbs to make this dip, and it tastes perfectly delicious that way… but since I love fresh dill so much, that’s what I choose to use. 

Curry Dill Dip Recipe -
This dip is really so simple and delicious. Several hours of chilling allows the flavors to come out even more.  It’s a great dip to bring out for football games or holiday gatherings.  Enjoy!

Yield: 2 cups

Prep Time: 10 min

Curry- Dill Dip

Yield: 2 cups Prep Time: 15 minutes, plus some time for refrigeration


1 teaspoon dried dill weed (or 2 teaspoons fresh chopped)
1 Tablespoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon celery salt
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 Tablespoon green onions
1 cup mayonnaise (reduced fat is okay)
1 cup sour cream (reduced fat is okay)
1 teaspoon curry powder


1. Mix all ingredients in medium-sized bowl and refrigerate for several hours.

2. Serve with raw vegetables.


*If you are preparing this recipe as gluten-free, be sure to use a brand of mayonnaise that is known to be GF.


More dip recipes that are great with veggies:
Tzatziki Dip by Culinary Cory
Sundried Tomato Dip by RecipeGirl
Greek Yogurt “Ranch” Vegetable Dip by A Couple Cooks
Lemony Herb Dip by RecipeGirl
Spicy Garlic Dip by Not Without Salt

16 Responses to “Curry Dill Dip”

  1. postedDec 29, 2014 5:38 AM

    MMMM! This is perfect for any party!

  2. postedDec 29, 2014 7:51 AM

    This looks like the perfect party dip – not too heavy but full on the flavour!

  3. postedDec 29, 2014 8:32 AM

    So simple yet so scrumptious! Every good party needs a great party dip. Thank you for sharing, Lori. I hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas holiday. Wishing you and yours a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! xo

  4. postedDec 29, 2014 8:46 AM

    I would never have thought of putting curry and dill together. Thanx for that combo. I’m dying to try it.

  5. postedDec 29, 2014 10:49 AM

    That looks so healthy!

  6. postedDec 29, 2014 1:59 PM

    Love that you curried this dip up! I would have never thought of that… I always just do dilly dips.

  7. postedDec 29, 2014 8:28 PM

    I’m totally intrigued. I never would have combined these flavors but I love the sound of it!

  8. postedDec 29, 2014 8:48 PM

    I love this dip. So simple yet so flavorful.

  9. postedDec 30, 2014 4:21 AM

    Nice and easy. Thank you and Happy New Year!

  10. postedDec 30, 2014 12:39 PM

    What a great recipe for a new year party! I like dill with veggies too.

  11. postedDec 31, 2014 9:31 AM

    Perfect for New Years! P.S. I want to cuddle your new puppy so hard, so adorable.

  12. postedDec 31, 2014 9:34 AM

    Great tip about keeping the veggies fresh – one I will remember for future use.

    I love a good dip – dips are a food group aren’t they?

  13. postedJan 2, 2015 12:17 PM

    I like dipping sauces very much……and this looks great for my upcoming bdy party

  14. postedJan 5, 2015 9:50 AM

    What a perfect dip! Looking forward to trying this one!

  15. postedMay 26, 2015 7:08 PM

    Could you use greek yogurt instead of mayo?

    • May 29th, 2015 @ 6:40 AM

      I haven’t tried that, but I love the idea!

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