Vindaloo Masala

Vindaloo Masala
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  • 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups (serves 4)
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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." 

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 64
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 195 mg
Carbohydrates 14 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 3 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)