Goan Lean Pork Vindaloo

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:6
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Cuisine: Goan Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1.5 tsp - Tamarind concentrate.
  • 1/4 cup - hot water.
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds.
  • 2 lb boneless lean pork, (cut in small cubes).
  • 1/2 tsp - black mustard seeds.
  • 1/2 cup - onions, thinly sliced.
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander seeds.
  • 1.5 tsp - ground Turmeric powder.
  • 2 sprig curry leaves.
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds.
  • 2 tsp - Indian chilli powder.
  • 1.5 tsp - ground coriander.
  • 1 - 3-inch Cinnamon stick.
  • 1/2 tsp - salt.
  • 1/2 cup - peppercorns.
  • 6 Cloves Garlic Cloves, halved.
  • 1/4 cup - water.
  • 2 fresh hot green chillies, chopped fine.
  • 2 tbsp - onions, chopped and sauteed in 2 tbsps Ghee for garnish.
  • 1/4 cup - mustard oil.
  • 1/4 cup - coriander leaves, fresh and finely chopped.

How to Make Goan Lean Pork Vindaloo

  • In a small bowl whisk tamarind with water.
  • Heat a heavy skillet over medium heat.
  • Add cumin, mustard and coriander seeds. Roast, stirring, until they begin to pop.
  • Transfer the above mix to a coffee or spice grinder along with curry leaves, cinnamon and peppercorns.
  • Process to a fine powder and add to tamarind.
  • In a blender, combine garlic, chillies and ginger and make it like paste.
  • Add 2 tbsps of mustard oil and spiced tamarind mixture and saute until combined.
  • In a large bowl place pork and pour blender contents over and toss to combine.
  • Marinate covered 2 hours at room temperature or refrigerate overnight.
  • In a large skillet, heat remaining 1/2 cup mustard oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and saute for 10 mins, or until lightly browned.
  • Add turmeric, fenugreek, chilli powder to taste, coriander and salt. Cook, stirring constantly, 30 seconds until spices are fragrant.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add pork and Cook often 5 minutes.
  • Stir in vinegar and water.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and cook, about 1.5 hours, or until pork is very tender.
  • Garnish with browned onions and cilantro.