An Indian red masala curry recipe from Goa. My mother used to make for special occasions! It involves making your own masala paste but it's worth it!

By Louella

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Credit: Danielle K

Recipe Summary test

prep:
20 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine red chile peppers, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cinnamon stick, ginger, garlic, peppercorns, and cloves in a mortar and pestle or a food processor; grind or process into a paste (masala paste).

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  • Heat oil in a large pot. Add onion and until golden brown. Stir in masala paste and cook for 2 minutes. Add pieces of chicken; mix well and pour in enough cold water to cover the chicken. Bring to a boil.

  • Cover and simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 30 minutes. Season to taste with tamarind juice and salt. Stir well and cook for additional 5 minutes. Garnish with fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

490 calories; protein 36.7g; carbohydrates 9.5g; fat 33.6g; cholesterol 141.9mg; sodium 140.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

Rating: 5 stars
06/04/2021
Great family meal with enough for leftovers which we love in our home. Read More