Sunday, 25 September 2016

Curried Sausages with Sultanas & Cherries



First of all, I must apologise for the pic – it isn't mine – but looks very similar.  I did take pictures but the memory card got wiped by accident and so I lost them.  Luckily all the other pics on the card had been uploaded already – so it wasn't a total disaster.  It has decided me to take back up pics on my phone as well from now on.

So back to the Curried Sausages with Sultanas & Cherries.  This version ended up pretty spicy so you might want to be a little lighter handed with the curry powder than I was.

Ingredients:

3 cooked pork sausages, cut into rounds
1 potato, cut into similar sized pieces and pre-cooked for a couple of minutes
Ham stock plus a chicken stock cube – about 2 cups worth
½ glass of white wine – optional (I had some sauvignon to get rid of)
Dried sour cherries – 5-7 (if you put too many in the curry will get sour)
Sultanas – 10-12
Curry powder – a tablespoon or so
Baby leek – sliced (you could use onion instead)
Mustard powder – a teaspoon
Turmeric and ground ginger – a sprinkling of each
Salt & pepper
Cornflour – about a heaped teaspoon
Parsley - chopped

Method:

Put everything but the cornflour and the parsley into a pot and bring to a simmer.  Add your cornflour after diluting it in a little cold water.

Simmer until the flavours have melded and the potato is cooked.  Add the chopped parsley just before serving.

8 comments:

  1. I love a good curry. Have never tried it with pork sausages, though. Must give it a try.

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  2. Now this sounds intriguing. Think I have some pork sausages to use up.

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  3. I've never cooked with (or probably never eaten) dried sour cherries! My mother used to make curried sausages when we were kids, but I haven't had it in years- hers had boiled eggs in it which I always liked.

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  4. Yes, interesting. I would not have thought to do a curry with pork sausages. Did you like the way it turned out, aside from the heat?

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    1. Claudia, curried sausages are a common dish here - some people add sliced apples - I prefer a simpler approach. Give it a go - you can use any curry powder you enjoy. Cheers

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  5. Sometimes you an find curried Whole Foods here in north Florida. That sounds a little too spicy for me but I can always adapt, tone it down. Nice meal!

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  6. I had never heard of sultana until a book I just finished reading last week. Funny! Just googled and a grape, huh! Yum.

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Your comments are most welcome. Cheers