Assam pork curry recipe

Main Dish
4 servings
20 min
20 min


Number of serving: 4

Ingredients :

300g sliced pork (cut into strips)

100ml thick coconut milk

50ml water

2 tbsp tamarind paste ("assam" paste), mixed with 50ml water and squeezed out tamarind juice

2 tbsp oil

Curry Spices :

4 tbsp chopped shallots

2 stalks lemon grass, mashed up

2 tbsp curry leaves

1 tbsp curry powder

3 tbsp chilli paste

3 pieces dried tamarind (assam jawa keping in Malay)

Seasoning :

1 tsp salt

1/2 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp light soy sauce


  • 1. Heat up 2 tbsp oil and saute curry spices until fragrant.
    2. Add in pork slices and stir well. Add in coconut milk, water, tamarind juice, seasoning and bring to boil. Cook until meat is tender. Dish up and serve hot.

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