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Indian Curry Base



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Curry Base

  • 70 grams Olive Oil.
  • 2 tablespoons dried curry leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1/2 centimetres ginger root
  • 1 1/2 large onions, peeled, quartered
  • 1.5 teaspoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons tumeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons fenugreek, (if using dried leaf, use 1 tablespoon)
  • 75 grams water

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1.Add oil, curry leaf, cumin, cloves and cardamom to TM bowl.


    2.Varoma/3 mins/Speed 1


    3.Add garlic, ginger root, onions


    4.Chop 3 secs Speed 7


    5.Varoma/3 mins/Speed 1


    6.Add tomato paste


    7.Varoma/ 5 mins/ Speed 1


    8.Add tumeric, garam masala, salt, fenugreek, and water


    9.100C/5 mins/Speed 1


    10.Blend 15 secs Speed 7. Scrape down bowl. Repeat. 


    This forms your base for a number of Indian Curries (see my other recipes)


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This recipe can be easily doubled and a portion frozen for a time when you quickly need a base for an Indian meal. 

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  • This looks great! Will try it

    Submitted by LizzieM on 25. July 2015 - 17:40.

    This looks great! Will try it soon! 

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