Dopiaza (Pork Curry With Onions)

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins




  • Chop half the onions very finely.
  • Heat the ghee in a heavy-based saucepan or flame-proof casserole add the onions and the lime or lemon juice and fry very gently for 20 minutes stirring frequently until light golden and quite dry.
  • Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside on a plate.
  • Add the pork to the residual ghee in the pan and fry over high heat until well browned on all sides.
  • Transfer with a slotted spoon to a seperate plate.
  • Thinly slice the remaining onions. Add to the pan with the coriander turmeric, fenugreek, salt and chilli powder.
  • Fry gently for about ten minutes until the onions are soft then return the pork to the pan and stir to mix with the onions.
  • Moisten with a few tablespoons of water if necessary, then cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until the pork is tender.
  • Add the reserved chopped onion to the pork and mix well.
  • Continue cooking for about 15 minutes stirring constantly until the sauce is thick and almost dry.
  • Turn into a warmed serving dish and serve hot.