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Creamy Durban Pork curry

Prep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr

A satisfying, comfort food curry

 15 ml Olive oil or other good quality oil
 2 Onions, sliced / chopped
 2 Cloves garlic, finely chopped
 1 Fresh ginger, chopped
 15 ml Curry powder
 3 ml Each ground coriander, fine cumin & garam masala
 1 kg Pork cubes, approx 2,5cm pieces
 20 ml Apricot jam
 Salt and pepper to taste
 10 ml Sugar
 20 ml Lemon juice / vinegar
 10 ml Cornflour (Maizena)
 125 ml Plain yoghurt /sour crème or Smetena / double cream, Plus a handful chopped, fresh basil /coriander (optional)
 250 ml Chopped green beans / green peas / chopped carrots / broccoli florets / cauliflower florets. Use at least 2 types of vegetables.

Heat oil and sauté onions, garlic & ginger until soft


Add curry powder & other spices and stir over medium heat until spices have absorbed all the oil. Remove from pan


Heat a little more oil and brown the pork cubes lightly


Add onion mixture, apricot jam, salt & pepper and approx 500 ml chicken stock or hot water. Simmer over low heat until pork cubes are quite soft


Add vegetables and simmer until vegetables are soft. Add sugar and lemon juice / vinegar


Season to taste


Mix cornflour with cold water to form a paste


Add to curry and stir until the sauce thickens


Add yoghurt / sour cream/ cream and remove from heat


Lastly, stir in the chopped basil or coriander


Serve with rice