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Curry base gravy

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Serves 6

Indian takeaway style curry base

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  • 3 x Spanish onions
  • 1 x carrot
  • 1 x Green pepper
  • Good sprig of coriander
  • 2 x Tomatoes
  • 3 x garlic cloves
  • Thumb tip size ginger
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 x tin of tomatoes
  • 1 dsp cumin
  • 1 dsp coriander
  • 1 dsp turmeric
  • 1 dsp paprika


    1. Chop onions, carrot, tomato, pepper, coriander, garlic, ginger and put in a pan.
    2. Cover with water and add salt and pepper. Bring to the boil and simmer until ingredients are soft.
    3. Remove from heat and add tin of tomatoes. Blend until smooth.
    4. Now add all spices and return to the heat. Simmer for a further 20 mins
    5. Your gravy base is now ready to use. The base will taste very bland as this is just a sauce base

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