Goan Pork Curry

Goan Pork Curry

Serves: 4
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 90 minutes
Method: hob & oven
Heat scale: 🌶️🌶️

This pork curry recipe is super easy to put together but takes around 1.5 hours to cook.    We created this recipe to use with hand-reared pork from The Brand Family farm at East Fortune, just a few miles down the road.

Ingredients for Goan Pork Curry

1 tbsp oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 cloves of garlic, crushed or chopped
4cm piece of ginger, grated
400g tin tomatoes
8 tsps of Goan (use about 6 tsps for a milder curry)
500g pork, diced
400g tin chickpeas
Kale / Spinach / Green Beans
Coriander, to garnish


  1. Heat the oven to 170°C (150°C for fan-assisted oven).
  2. Heat the oil then add the onion. Cook until translucent and just started to brown, then add the ginger and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes.
  3. Add the tin of tomatoes and reduce for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the Goan blend and cook for about 1 minute.
  5. Turn up the heat and add the pork to brown quickly. Keep stirring all the time.
  6. Add the salt then chickpeas and 250ml water or stock. Then pop into the oven for 1.5 hours or until the pork is lovely and tender.
  7. If using kale or green beans, add in 5 minutes before the end of the cooking time. If using spinach remove pan from the oven then add in and stir.
  8. Check the seasoning then garnish with coriander.
  9. Serve with rice, mint and coriander raita and naan breads.

Try some of other Goan recipes: Goan Fish Curry, Goan Beef Curry, Goan Sweet Potato and Chickpea Curry.

Or head to our recipes page for many more options!

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