This is simple pork recipe that uses up easily available vegetables, and some tangy tamarind sauce ending up in a finger licking, tasty and colourful meal.
You will need:-
- About 1 kg pork stew cut into chunks.
- 1 tsp mustard seeds.
- 2 sliced onions.
- 1 tsp each minced ginger and minced garlic.
- One bay leaf.
- Mixed bell peppers.
- 1 medium eggplant, cut in thick slices.
- 2 tbsp tamarind paste.
- 1 tbsp tomato paste.
- Salt and pepper to taste.
- 1 tsp mixed spices blend.
- 1 tbsp cooking oil.
- I small bunch of coriander, chopped.
First off, rub the meat with the mixed spice blend then brown it, set aside.
Next pan fry the eggplant and set aside too.
To the same pan, you had browned the meat, mustard seeds, followed by the onion and bay leaf, and cook till onion its soft.
Add your minced ginger and garlic and mix well, before adding the tomato paste.
Add the Tamarind paste next.
Followed by the fried eggplant. You can also used roasted eggplant too.
Next goes in the pork. Mix well and let cook till pork is ready.
Last addition will be the assorted bell peppers, let them cook a while and switch off heat. Remember to add coriander for garnish.
The pork is tender, flavourful and smells amazing. This is one meal that is sure to please your family.
This is definitely worth a try don’t you think?