How to make it

  • 1) to make hara masala: combine in a blender: 1 small bunch fresh coriander leaves,6 fresh mint leaves,2 seeded jalapeno or serrano peppers, 1 clove garlic ,1-inch piece fresh ginger-root; minced & 3/4 teasp. salt. Blend to a thickish paste, adding a bit of water ,as necessary.
  • 2) In a large pot place the hara masala , meat & 4 cups of hot water. Boil over medium heat until just tender. Set aside.
  • 3) To blender add the following: soaked garbanzos (no liquid),all the nuts, coriander, cumin ,poppy & sesame seeds & the paprika. Grind to fine powdery-paste. (You will have to stop blender several times & scrape down & move around mixture).
  • 4) heat 1/2 the oil in medium frying pan & fry curry leaves,whole spices, ground coriander & cumin, allspice powder & the coconut pieces. Fry for 5 or 6 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 5) Bake the onion slices for 10 minutes in 350 degree F. oven.
  • 6) Cool fried mixture a little then put in blender, along with onion & blend well.
  • 7) Combine in a large, ovenproof pot, the two blended mixtures, along with 4 cups of stock from boiling meat,&the oil from frying the spices.
  • 8) Add meat back into pot, along with quartered potatoes, if desired, & bake in 350 degree F. oven for 30 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. When serving garnish with chopped cilantro, Serve with steamed rice or chappaties or nan.

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    " It was excellent "
    tazoncaffeine ate it and said...
    a definite on my list. Just got to get the plain eaters out of my way! LOL
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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    Love curry, this is a winner!! got my 5
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    " It was excellent "
    dmajor ate it and said...
    Interesting! I make an American version of the Indian Curry but I have never but beans or nuts in mine. I will have to check this one out! Thanks for the great post!
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    Gorgeous curry recipe...
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    " It was excellent "
    mintymommybee ate it and said...
    looks so good! I like the exact count of each nut - some things really are better "just so";)
    Right now though, Tiger Tiger (in a jar at the store) makes my curries and other Indian recipes.
    (Indian food is so much more appealing to me when I get out of doing the work:)
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