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Basic Curry Recipe

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Serves 4

This easy curry recipe was shown to me by my uncle Ron.

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Ingredients

  • 500 - 750g meat (chicken, beef, lamb etc)
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 heaped tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp dried chili flakes or fresh if desired
  • ½ tsp salt (to taste)
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2-3 cardamom pods
  • 2-3 cloves
  • 1 inch piece cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1 large onion (diced)
  • Sunflower oil
  • ½ pint /250 ml water or stock
  • To garnish: (optional)
  • Par boiled potatoes
  • Green peppers
  • Coriander
  • Fresh tomato
  • Yogurt
  • Creamed coconut

Method

    1. Shallow fry onion, cardamom pods, cinnamon stick & cloves in sunflower oil until onion is translucent.
    2. Mix all dried ingredients except sugar, salt & garam masala with a small amount of water (this prevents spices from burning).
    3. Add spice mix to onions, reduce heat and cook of for approximately 5 minuets until oil separates from mixture, (add more water if required to prevent spices burning).
    4. Add tomato paste, garlic, ginger,sugar & salt.
    5. Add meat (browned off if preferred, but not necessary), add water/stock, cover and simmer for approximately 20 minuets.

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