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Pork Vindaloo


  • Soak the chillies in 30 ml vinegar until soft.
  • In another bowl, soak the pork in enough vinegar to cover for about 30 mins. Then drain well.
  • Grind the cumin and mustard seeds with the peppercorns, cinnamon and cloves using a mortar and pestle (or in a food processor). Then combine with the soaked chillies and set aside.
  • Heat a little vegetable oil a wok (or large non-stick pan) and gently saute the onions until coloured. Add the garlic, ginger, turmeric, chilli powder, salt and the spice paste. Mix well and briefly cook. Then add the tomato puree, stir well and briefly cook. Turn the heat down and add the pork with the mustard oil and water. Mix well, cover and gently cook for about 15 mins. 
  • Serve on a bed of steamed rice with your favourite Indian accompaniments alongside.
  • Davinder Bedi - Bedi's Restaurant in South Melbourne


  • white vinegar
  • 10 small red chillies
  • 1½ kg pork fillets, all fat removed & cut in cubes
  • 1 tspn cumin seeds
  • 1 tspn yellow mustard seeds
  • 20 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 tspn ground cinnamon
  • 10 whole cloves
  • vegetable oil
  • 3 onions, diced
  • 1 heaped tspn chopped fresh garlic
  • 1 heaped tspn chopped fresh ginger
  • ½ tspn turmeric
  • ½ tspn chilli powder
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 3 heaped tbsp tomato puree
  • 3 tbsp mustard oil
  • ¼-½ cup water

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