How to make a basic curry base

Curry (shorba)base for 1 kg meat (for 6 persons)

oil 5 tbsp 

Onions 4 (sliced)

Ginger paste 2 tbsp

Garlic paste 2 tbsp

Red chili powder 1 tbsp

Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Coriander powder roasted 1 tsp
Salt 1 n 1/2 tsp

Cinnamon sticks 3

Green cardamom 4

Cloves 6

Black pepper 5

cumin 1 tsp
Ripe tomatoes 3

Yogurt 1 cup
Cooking Directions

Heat oil in a pot.

Add sliced onion, fry till they are lightly brown.take it out from oil.Then add whole (spices)garam masala in oil.Now

Add in ginger paste and garlic paste, fry again till it releases aroma.

Grind fried onion ,tomatoes and yogurt.
Now add this well grinded mixture in the pot and fry nicely.
Mix in salt,coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric and fry well.

Cool and Store this curry base in zip lock storage  bag ,keep frozen.

You can use it for egg curry,chicken,mutton ,fish,lamb,beef ,or vegetable curries,paneer masala……etc

Just add additional spices as required…

for achari chicken you can use this curry base with just adding achari masala in the chicken.

For making special chicken curry with a creamy texture ,,,,you can use this curry base ,,just grind 1 tbsp Desicated coconut and 1 tbsp poppy seeds in coffee  grinder and add in the chicken,,,fry with this curry base and add some hot water ….


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