Vindaloo Masala

Vindaloo Masala
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Ratings (18)
  • Total: 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups (serves 4)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
64 Calories
1g Fat
14g Carbs
3g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Vindaloo masala is spicy paste typically used in Indian pork curry dishes, but it tastes just as good with chicken. This recipe makes enough Vindaloo masala to prepare a dish that serves four. Vindaloo is a popular dish in​ Goa, a state on the southwest Indian coast. "Masala" is the Hindi term for "seasoning." 


  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon. garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 4 dry red chilies, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons. coriander seeds toasted
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds, toasted
  • 6 to 8 black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons White vinegar

Steps to Make It

  • Put all the ingredients except the vinegar into a food processor.

  • Add the vinegar a little at a time as you grind the ingredients into a thick, smooth paste.

  • Use the masala immediately or store it in a clean, dry container in the refrigerator.