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Vindaloo Paste (India)

Cuisine: Indian
Type: Cheese, Eggs, Vegetables
Courses: Vegetarian
Serves: 16 people

Recipe Ingredients

10   Red chili peppers
4 tablespoons 60mlFinely grated fresh ginger - divided
4   Garlic cloves - chopped
8   Garlic cloves - thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFenugreek seed
1 teaspoon 5mlMustard seed
1 teaspoon 5mlCumin seed
3 tablespoons 45mlWhite wine vinegar
6 tablespoons 90mlOil
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozFinely chopped onion
1 lb 454g / 16ozTomatoes - peeled
8   Cardamom pods - seeds only

Recipe Instructions

Grind or pound chili peppers, half the ginger, chopped garlic, fenugreek, mustard and cumin and mix them to a paste with the vinegar. Do not add water. Heat the oil and fry the onion until golden, then add the tomatoes and squash them into a paste as you cook. Stir in the spicy vinegar paste you have already made, add the remaining spices and fry until the oil runs out of them. The paste is then ready. Allow it to cool and store in an airtight container in a cool, dark place. Vindaloo is a highly spiced and hot curry. Traditionally from Goa in western India.

Step-by-Step Indian Cooking by Sharda Gopal


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