Calcutta Mary

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ice cubes, as needed

6 cups canned tomato juice

6 ounces vodka, optional

3 tablespoons prepared horseradish

3 tablespoons curry powder

3 tablespoons celery salt

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

Juice of 1 lime

Splash hot sauce

1/2 cucumber, cut into 4 sticks


  1. Divide enough ice between 4 glasses. In a pitcher, stir together the tomato juice, vodka, horseradish, 2 tablespoons curry powder, 2 tablespoons celery salt, Worcestershire sauce, lime juice, and hot sauce. Pour the resulting liquid over the ice in the glasses.
  2. Toss the remaining 1 tablespoon curry powder and 1 tablespoon celery salt together on a plate.
  3. Dip the cucumber pieces in the spice mixture and dunk them into each glass.