Monday, July 26, 2010

Pork Curry

  I have been so out of the blog world.  My husband and I relocated to Ohio and for the last month or so decisions, waiting, biting nails and more waiting took up all the time.  Yes, I was cooking and eating and could have probably taken some pictures and blogged.  However, I was feeling frozen in place with inactivity for some absurd, inexcusable reasons.  Believing you will forgive my lack of visits to your blogs and enthusiasm in blogging generally, I have a recipe for this very tasty pork curry.

 I cannot boast of any new techniques of cooking here.  The taste is familiar and yet slight variations I made while cooking gives it a refreshing newness.  It all started when I visited a friend recently and he served an  awesome chicken curry.  I asked him how he makes it and the way he rambled along with the recipe it was all the same thing that I do. Yet, it tasted different and very good.  Some variations I gleaned from his rambings were that he had added a lot of coriander leaves and his ratio of chili to coriander powder was different from mine.  Having been reminded again how much fresh coriander leaves can break or make a dish I gave this one an abundant dose.  I am not disappointed!

Pork - 2 lbs
Onion - 1 large
Ginger - 1 Tbspn
Garlic - 1 Tbspn
Potato - 1
Tomato - 1
Curd     - 2 Tbspn
Green chili - 4
Chili Powder - 1 Tbspn
Coriander Powder - 2 Tbspn
Turmeric - 1/2 tspn
Garam Masala - 1 tspn
Tejpatta/Indian Bay Leaf - 1
Coriander Leaves - 1 bunch
Salt - to taste

1. Marinate pork in curd and salt for an hour
2.. Saute onions till translucent and add green chilies, ginger and garlic and saute
3. Add chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala and turmeric
4. Add tomatoes
5. Add the marinated pork and a cup of water and pressure cook till done. (I kept it for one whistle and then lowered the fire and cooked for a while about 10 minutes
Garnish with plenty of coriander leaves and serve with rice or roti

Contributor: Sunitha


  1. This looks fantastic and I hope you have settled down nicely!

  2. Hey Sunitha, hope you settle down soon and treat us visually with your yummy recipes. Gorgeous pics!!

  3. Hope you have settled down now! I am doing good, thanks for the comment, I was on a break too :)

  4. Sunitha,

    Happy to hear that you settled in new place. Pork curry looks delicious.

  5. Terribly tempting recipe, looks awesome...
    you are most welcome to my space.

  6. Curry looks delicious and tempting. Never tried pork in this form. Love to try your recipe.

  7. i don't eat pork, but, curry looks very nice, lovely pictures

  8. As usual lovely snaps and mouthwatering recipe....I was in colombus,Ohio for 2 years...I loved that place..In which city you got relocated in OHio...

  9. Sorry spelling mistake will be columbus not colombus...:P

  10. moving to a new place is always hecitc. hope by now you have settled down dear. the curry looks great.

  11. Hope you are all settled by now...and njoying the new place...
    Pork is my Fav..and curry looks simply delicious..

  12. Good luck in your new home, hopefully you will settle in well.The curry looks very colourful and spicy and tasty.

  13. You moved away from Colorado too? Hope you settle down in your new place soon.

    The pork curry looks delicious. I have not made a pork curry in a long, long time.

  14. Good luck with ur new place... hope you will like it.

    Like the redness of the curry. Delicious!!!.

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  17. lovely pics n super good curry.. enjoy your new place!

  18. Hi... this looks very good , i dont eat pork but i must say this looks very delicious:)

  19. I don't eat pork but I can try with chicken. Lovely color!

  20. Good luck in your new space. Though I don't eat pork, the gravy looks nice. And nice shots
    Hamaree Rasoi

  21. The presentation is nice.
    The dish looks tasty too.

  22. Not a big pork fan, but then your description of it is so awesome, im dying 2 make it at home...

  23. glad to know you have settled down in new place, this pork dish sound really good and comfort.

  24. There is nothing like a good curry to get you back in blogging mode! This looks so heartwarming.

  25. I love a good curry & this pork curry is certainly it!

    MMMMMMMMMMM,...stunning pictures too!

  26. Hope u ve settled down in th new place..

    The pork curry looks delicious..


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