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Sinhalese Pan Roasted Pork    HT  MC  Sri Lankan  60mins plus marinating

Sri Lankan Name: Uru Mus Roast

Serves 4     Hot Pork Vegetables Spices  Main Course   Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless   Sri Lanka Ceylon Ceylonese Asia Asian

3 Cardamom Seeds, lightly crushed
3 Cloves, lightly crushed
1 teasp Ground Cinnamon
1 teasp Salt
1 teasp Curry powder
4 Black Peppercorns, lightly crushed
3 Garlic cloves, crushed
7cm/2-inches Fresh Root Ginger, grated
1 x 900g/2lb Fillet of Pork
60ml/2fl.oz. Oil
2 Onions, sliced
To Garnish
2 Red Chillies, finely sliced


1. In a small bowl or cup, mix together the cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon, salt, curry powder, pepper, garlic, ginger and vinegar.

2. Prick the meat with a fork all over then place in a shallow dish, add the spice mixture and rub to coat all over. Leave to marinate for 1 hour.

3. Transfer the marinated meat to a medium saucepan, cover and cook over a medium heat for 40-50 minutes, turning from time to time, or until the pork is cooked through.

4. Heat the oil in a separate pan and stir fry the onions for 4-5 minutes then add the onions to the meat, mix well and cook for a further 5 minutes.

5. To serve - slice the meat and garnish with the thinly sliced chillies.


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