Curry Vindaloo

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Total Time
2hrs 30mins
2 hrs
30 mins

The famous hot curry from Goa that determines the difference between boys and men.

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  1. Pound green chilli, garlic, ginger and cayenne together with salt in a mortar until smooth.
  2. Add vinegar (or use a blender).
  3. Marinate the meat in this for 2 hours.
  4. Save the marinade.
  5. Heat the oil with cumin, coriander and peppercorns.
  6. When hot, add the meat and onion and broil on high heat until brown.
  7. Add the marinade, sugar and tomato purée.
  8. Add water and salt if necessary.
  9. Let simmer until meat is done and the sauce has thickened (circa 30 minutes).
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Add tomatoes, chilli and brandy and serve with basmati rice and maybe some yoghurt sauce to compensate the heat.