pork dry roast

pork dry roast

Pork Dry Roast – Easter Special

Happy Easter To Everyone! May you feel the bright joyful blessings God has to offer you during this Easter holiday.

Pork dry roast is a traditional easter fare and is appreciated by everyone irrespective of the occasion. I do eat pork, well..I like pork and I always find a reason to eat pork. A thattukada near by my home town sells this everyday and people from every corner come by just to enjoy this dry pork roast. I have eaten at his place before I have made my version of it. An absolute mouth watering preparation…such an adorable dish..I am sure when you can replicate this recipe at your home, you will definitely fall in love with this dish like I did.

Ingredients

  • Pork – 500 gms, diced
  • Coconut oil – 2 Tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1 Tsp
  • Chilly powder- 1 Tbsp
  • Gingergarlic paste – 1 Tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  • Green chilly- 3 pcs, chopped
  • Dry red chilly – 2 pcs
  • Grated coconut- 250 gms
  • Shallots – 50 gms
  • Garlic -4 cloves
  • Ginger – 1 Tsp chopped
  • Cardamom – 2 pcs
  • Cloves – 4 pcs
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 pcs
  • Black pepper corns – 1 Tbsp
  • Coriander seeds- 1 Tbsp
  • Fennel seeds – 1 Tbsp
  • Onion – 2 medium, chopped.
  • Tomato – 1 medium, chopped
  • Salt to taste

Directions

  1. Clean and cut the pork meat into dices. Keep fat with the pieces.
  2. Marinate the pork with salt, turmeric, chilly powder,gingergarlic paste, onion, green chilly and  coconut oil(1 Tbsp). Mix well and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  3. Transfer the marinated pork to a medium sized vessel and cook on a slow fire.
  4. Keep the pan covered with lid, stir at regular intervals.
  5. In a skillet, roast grated coconut, ginger, garlic, fennel seeds, cardamom,cloves, black pepper corns and cinnamon stick.
  6. Continuously stir the mixture on a slow fire until golden brown in color.
  7. Remove from the fire, let it cool down. Grind into fine powder in a food processor.
  8. When the pork is almost done (3/4 th done), add the powdered masala into the pork and continue to cook on a slow fire.
  9. Add diced tomatoes and continuously stir the mixture, so that pork does not get burned on the bottom.
  10. When the pork is cooked , adjust the seasoning. You should look forward to get a dry yet tender pork roast.
  11. Now your pork dry roast is ready.

Bone Appetite & Happy Cooking!
 

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