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Author Notes: The other day we had friends over for dinner. I wanted to make curry for them but a non-traditional one. Usually the curry is made of chicken, lamb or mutton but I wanted to see if I can pull off a pork curry.
It turned out great. I hope you like the recipe too. —hannascreation
- 2 pounds pork (cut into cubes)
- 2 white or red onion (medium size) – thinly sliced
- 2 bay or curry leaves
- 4 tablespoons oil (vegetable oil)
- 1 tablespoon minced ginger
- 1 tablespoon mined garlic
- 1/4 tablespoon turmeric powder
- 1 tablespoon cumin powder
- 1 tablespoon curry powder
- 1/2 tablespoon red chilly powder (adjust for spiciness level)
- 1/2 tablespoon coriander powder
- 2 tomato (finely chopped)
- 1 tablespoon salt (adjust according to taste)
- 2 cups water
- Fresh cilantro leaves (Garnish)
- Green chilly, spring onion – Both used as garnish and are Optional
- Wash the meat with water, drain and place it in paper towels. Pat dry the meat.
- Sprinkle some salt.
- In a pot add 2 tablespoon of oil. Heat in medium high
- Add meat and cook each side until it turns golden.
- Remove the meat from the pot and put on a separate plate
- In the same pot add 2 tablespoon of oil.
- Add onion. Fry until golden.
- Once the onion is golden reduce the heat to medium low
- Add bay or curry leaves, turmeric, ginger, garlic. Cook for 2 minutes
- Add cumin, curry, coriander and chilly powder
- Add tomatoes and cook until everything is mixed well (Takes about 5 minutes)
- Add meat from Step 5 back into the pot.
- Add some more salt and cook for few minutes
- Add water until the meat is below water. Put the lid on.
- Increase heat until the water starts boiling.
- Once the water starts boiling reduce the heat and let it cook for 20 minutes (For more tender meat cook for longer period in low heat)
- Garnish with cilantro, spring onion and green chilly to serve.
- This can be served with Naan, Rice or most of the bread.