This Pork and Lentil Curry is a crowd pleaser and is one to get the family round the dinner table for. Super simple to make, and easily customised to suit the kids too.
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Pasanda Style Seasoning
Chicken Stock Paste
Plain Naan(ContainsCereals containing gluten, Milk)
a) Preheat your oven to 200°C. Heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan on medium-high heat.
b) When hot, add the pork mince and season with salt and pepper. Cook until browned, 4-5 mins. Use a spoon to break it up as it cooks. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands after handling raw mince. The mince is cooked when it is no longer pink in the middle.
a) While the pork is browning, halve, peel and thinly slice the onion.
b) Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press).
c) Drain and rinse the lentils in a sieve.
a) Once the pork is browned, drain any excess fat and stir in the onion. Cook with the pork mince until softened, 4-5 mins.
b) Stir in the garlic, pasanda style seasoning (use less if you don't like heat), tomato puree and ginger puree.
c) Combine and cook for 1 min, then pour in the coconut milk, water (see ingredients for amount) and chicken stock paste.
d) Stir in the lentils, bring to the boil, then simmer until the mixture has reduced slightly, 3-4 mins.
a) Meanwhile, trim and thinly slice the spring onion.
a) Add the baby spinach to the pan a handful at a time until wilted and piping hot, 1-2 mins.
b) Meanwhile, pop the naan into your oven to warm through, 3-4 mins.
a) Taste the curry and add salt and pepper if needed. TIP: Add a splash of water if the liquid has evaporated too much.
b) Serve in bowls with the spring onion sprinkled over the top and the naan on the side for mopping up the curry. Enjoy!