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Saturday, 22 September 2012
In Search of That Perfect Curry
This is my latest curry which we sampled tonight. Really pleased with it but still only give it 6/10. If anyone can see ways I could improve it I'd welcome your comments.
500g meat – diced. I large Onion chopped. 2/3 teaspoons of crushed garlic. I teaspoon of ginger (from jar). Tablesp or 2 of Ghee or Oil.
1 teaspoon each of mango powder, ground coriander, ground cumin, turmeric, ground black pepper, chilli powder, sea salt
1 Tablespoon Garam Masala. 2 bay leaves, cinnamon stick, 4/5 cardomom pods,
Tin Tomatoes, 100 ml yoghurt, 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
Fry Onion, Garlic and Ginger in ghee until translucent. Add spices and cook quite hard for 5 mins. Add tomatoes, tomato paste , yoghurt and 2 ladels of chicken stock (or water)
Add meat and veg and simmer for 40 mins.
5 mins before serving stir in 1 teaspoon of garam masala , bring to boil , sprinkle chopped coriander over top and serve.