Indian Pork: A Rich and Spicy Merger of Indian and Chinese Cuisine
If you’re looking for a perfect marriage between Chinese and Indian flavors, Indian Pork is the answer. This Eastern fusion specialty is a delightful surprise of bold spices and flavors, combined with tender and juicy pork that’s sure to please any palate.
The rich, spicy flavor of this exquisite dish comes from the unique blend of spices that define it. Cumin, ginger, cloves, and garlic form the basis of a flavorful and fragrant base. Then cayenne, black pepper, and chili powder are added to give it a real kick. Finally a few tablespoons of soy sauce balance the flavor, and bring out the other ingredients.
-1 lb boneless pork, cut into ½ inch cubes
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-1 teaspoon cumin
-2 tablespoons grated ginger
-2 cloves garlic, crushed
-2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
-1 teaspoon black pepper
-1 teaspoon chili powder
-2 tablespoons soy sauce
-1/4 cup water
-1 tablespoon cornstarch
-1/2 cup plain yogurt
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1 red onion, thinly sliced
1. Heat the oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat.
2. Add the pork cubes and cook for about 5 minutes, until lightly browned.
3. Add the cumin, ginger, garlic, cayenne pepper, black pepper, chili powder and soy sauce. Stir to combine the flavors.
4. Add the water, cornstarch and yogurt. Lower the heat and partially cover the skillet.
5. Simmer for about 20 minutes until the pork is cooked through.
6. Increase the heat and stir in the onion slices.
7. Simmer for about 5 minutes, until the onion is cooked but still crunchy.
8. Season with salt and serve over steamed white rice.
Indian pork is an exotic, spicy dish that is sure to tantalize your taste buds. The unique combination of flavors makes it an ideal alternative to more traditional Indian recipes. It’s also a great option when you don’t have a lot of time and want a tasty meal in a hurry. Serve with a side of raita to cool off the heat, and enjoy a unique experience of Indian-Chinese fusion.