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Pork & Cashew Curry

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  • Cut: Roasts
  • Prep Time (Minutes): 45
  • Cook Time (Minutes): 30
  • Number of Servings: 4


1 pork loin roast, centre cut, boneless, about 1 ½ lbs / 0.75 kg
2 Tbsp / 30 mL hot curry paste
1 Tbsp / 15 mL canola oil
2 medium yellow onions, halved and thinly sliced
3-4 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp / 15 mL grated ginger root
½ cup / 125 mL vegetable broth
½ cup / 125 mL ground cashews*
1 cup / 250 mL Balkan style plain yogurt, at room temperature
2 cups / 500 mL frozen peas
¼ cup / 50 mL chopped fresh cilantro
Chopped cashews for garnish (optional)
Hot cooked rice for serving


  1. With sharp knife, cut roast into 1-inch cubes; trim any unwanted fat.
  2. In large bowl, combine pork cubes and curry paste. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 2-4 hours. Remove from refrigerator 1 hour before cooking to help bring meat to room temperature.
  3. In deep sauté pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring often until golden and tender, 8-10 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and ginger; cook 1 minute more.
  5. Add pork with juices. Cook until pork is browned, stirring occasionally, 5-6 minutes.
  6. Add broth, ground cashews and yogurt; stir to combine. Reduce heat and simmer until pork is cooked through, 8-10 minutes.
  7. Remove pan from heat. Stir in peas. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle curry with cilantro and serve over hot cooked rice.
  9. Garnish with chopped cashews, if desired.

* If unable to find ground cashews, grind about 60 g of whole cashews in a food processor or blender.

Tip: For a slightly different flavour, substitute hot curry paste with 2-3 Tbsp vindaloo spice paste.

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