• Benwen Lopez

Vindaloo Masala

Goans love their vindaloo. This is a Karen Coutinho Ahmed recipe. Simple to make.  This can be made and stored in the freezer. 

Collect it:

Dry Ingredients

· 20 Kashmiri Chilies

· 1/2 tsp turmeric

· 1 inch stick of cinnamon

· 6 cloves

· 1 tsp cumin seeds

· 1/4 tsp black mustard seeds

· 10 peppercorns

Wet ingredients

·      6 cloves garlic

· 1 inch ginger

· 1/4 cup Goa vinegar or any red wine vinegar

· Water as required

Make it:

GRIND the chillies. Add the other dry ingredients

REMOVE from the food processor

ADD the wet ingredients and grind

RETURN the dry ingredients to the wet, add water as required and grind


I like to soak my Kashmiri chillie is hot water for an hour or so, just to clean them.