Curry Sauce

Submiteed by: Arpita Sengupta


2 tablespoons peanut oil
1 tablespoon margarine
1 large onion, chopped
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 tablespoons ground coriander
2 tablespoons ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tomatoes
2 chili peppers, seeded
1/2 cup fresh cilantro
1/2 cup yogurt, whisked until smooth
3 cups water


1. Heat oil and margarine in a small skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute until very brown, 10 to 15 minutes. (Note: This is an important step; if onion is not cooked well, sauce will taste strange).
2. Add ginger and garlic to onion and sauté for an additional 2 minutes. Put the onion/ginger/garlic mixture in food processor until smooth.
3. Place onion mixture in a large sauce-pan. Stir in the cinnamon, black pepper, coriander, cumin, turmeric and cayenne pepper and cook over low heat until mixture is thick and has the consistency of a paste.
4. Puree tomatoes, chili peppers and cilantro in food processor until smooth. Add to onion mixture and stir well over low heat, cooking off moisture from tomatoes and cilantro. Add yogurt a little bit at a time, stirring constantly to avoid curdling.
5. Blend the whole mixture in food processor to puree it (for a very smooth sauce). Return to sauce-pan, add water and increase heat to high; bring sauce to a rolling boil. Cover sauce-pan and boil for 3 to 5 minutes. Reduce heat and simmer until desired consistency is reached.
6. To serve with meat, cook the meat first separately, then simmer for 5 to 10 minutes in the sauce before serving over rice or with bread. To serve with vegetables, steam raw veggies first 4 to 5 minutes, then simmer for 5 to 10 minutes in the sauce before serving. - Buy now or lose the deal

Restaurant Owners:

List your Business for FREE!
Include your Restaurant, Bar, Catering, Club, or Food related shop on and benefit maximum exposure to your business by reaching thousands of potential customers everyday
Choose your ideal advertising packages from our FREE Listings to the low cost Gold package… Learn More...

About us: is the leading and biggest restaurant directory and guide in Mauritius offering the most up-to-date information on Restaurants, Bars, Clubs, Cafes, Catering services, Food shops and related businesses in Mauritius.

Here you will find a big selection of Discount coupons, Restaurants Reviews, Restaurants Guide, Food Articles & Tips, Recipes center, Businesses Directory, Club promotions and many more... Read More