Pork Masala Curry / Indian Pork Curry / Masala Pork Curry

A lip-smacking pork curry made with aromatic masala powders and chunks of potatoes. It’s easy to make, and loaded with classic flavors. Perfect curry to have with piping hot steam rice, bread, dinner rolls or any Indian flat breads for a comforting meal!

Pork masala curry is an Indian style pork curry recipe. The ingredients used in this recipe are the basic pantry staples which we use in our daily cooking. A wonderful spicy pork curry made from the various flavorsome spices, freshly pounded ginger garlic, onion and tomato with minimum cooking oil. The spices give the pork a succulent taste, its finger licking good!

If you don’t prefer spicy food, cut out the amount of chilly and chilly powder. However, the spicy level of this curry is just right for people who appreciate a little spice. It’s not too pungent, but has just the right zing!

The pork curry cooked in the spicy masala makes a perfect curry for all pork lovers. The pork when combined with the curry makes a perfect combinations as the flavors of the curry coats the pork making it very delightful. I am sure you will love it as much as we do!

Apart from the traditional naga recipes, I love devouring this masala pork curry is once in a while with rice for a meal or with bread for a quick snack to kill the sudden hunger pangs.


For the chicken I have used meat with fats. When it comes to pork I love the fats more than the meaty part. I have used boneless meat but you can use with bone in, and thats what I like.
Honestly speaking I love any meat with bone-in compared to boneless. Meat with bone-in lends deeper, richer flavor to a simple curry making it super delicious.

This simple, easy and effortless recipe uses simple and basic spice powders which every Indian kitchen have in store like turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilly powder, pepper powder, garam masala powder and meat masala powder. Few spices like cumin seeds, dry red chilly and bay leaf are used to temper. The other ingredients used for making the curry are mustard oil, freshly grounded ginger garlic, chopped onion, tomato, chunks of potato and salt as seasoning.


This pork masala curry is a versatile recipe. You can easily make a variations by adding your own twist.

Instead of pork you can use other meat like chicken, turkey, duck, beef, buff, mutton or lamp.

You can add whole spices like cardamom, cinnamon, cloves etc.

You can make a dry version instead of curry. You just need to add less water and allow the gravy to evaporate once the meat is tender.


Take a pressure cooker and add the oil. Add the cumin seeds, chillies, bay leaf and saute for a min.

Add coarsely ground ginger garlic reserving 1 tsp for later use and saute for a min.

Add the onion and saute till translucent. Add chopped tomatoes and saute till mushy. Add the masala powders and saute for a min.

Add the pork, salt and saute for around 5 mins stirring coating the masalas nicely with the pork. Add some water, potatoes and pressure cook for 7-8 whistles. Let the pressure release by itself.

Open the cooker and adjust the gravy consistency as per your requirement and just before turning off the heat add the remaining 1 tsp ground ginger garlic, give a quick stir and take off the heat.

I made a simple recipe video of pork masala curry for my readers which I have shared below. Do watch and please SUBSCRIBE to my channel. It will means a lot to me and motivate me to come up with more videos for my readers. As always looking forward to your feedbacks!


THERE ARE FEW PORK RECIPES IN MY BLOG YOU MIGHT LIKE. If you’re a pork fan, I’m sure you’ll love to check out our Pork Recipes HERE



Kashmiri Rogan Josh
Green Apple Currry
Mixed Dal With Egg & Potato
Black Pepper Chicken – Semi Gravy
Crab Curry – Indian Style
Chicken Kola Urundai Kuzhambu / Minced Chicken Balls Curry
Easy Chicken Curry
Rohu Fish Curry
Pepper Chicken Gravy
Butter Chicken
Mutton Curry With Coriander Seeds
Chettinad Mutton Curry
Chickpea Soya Curry

All of the above recipes are super easy to prepare, ready in no time, and will never disappoint you.

So pork lovers please do try this easy pork curry recipe and share your thoughts about the recipe with me.

Now let’s move on to the step by step pictorial recipe and see how to make this insanely delicious masala pork curry at home. You will be amazed how it turn out into a restaurant style pork curry at the comfort of your home.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients to make pork masala curry:

500 gms Pork
2 Potato medium cut into big pieces
7-8 garlic cloves
2 inches ginger roughly chopped
1tbsp Oil
½ tsp cumin seeds
3 dry red chilly roughly broken
1 Bay leaf
2 Onion medium chopped
1 Tomato chopped
1 tsp Turmeric powder
2 tsp Kashmiri Chilly powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cracked peppercorns
1 tsp Garam masala powder
1 tsp Meat masala powder
Salt to taste
Water as required

Step by step pictorial recipe to make pork masala curry:

In a mortar pestle coarsely ground the ginger garlic.

In a pan heat the oil. Add the cumin seeds, dry red chillies, bay leaf and allow the cumin seeds to crackle.

Add in the pounded ginger garlic reserving 1 tsp of it for later use. Saute for a minute.

Add in rhe chopped onions and saute for about 2 minutes.

Add in the chopped tomatoes and saute until the tomatoes turns soft and mushy.

Add in the masala powders – turmeric, chilly, coriander, pepper, garan masala and meat masala. Saute for a minute.

Add in the pork and salt. Mix well coating the masalas well with the pork. Now put on the lid and cook on low-medium heat for 15 minutes stirring it occasionally to prevent from sticking to the pan and for even cooking.

Add in the potato chunks and mix well. Add 1-2 cups of water, mix well and cook further with lid on.

Stir the curry occasionally and cook until the pork is tender. When the pork is completely cooked and the gravy reaches your required consistency, add in the reserved pounded ginger garlic. Give a quick stir and take off the heat.

Enjoy the masala pork curry with piping hot steam rice or bread or flat breads.


● You can use both garam masala powder and meat masala powder. If using both, use 1 tsp each. But if using only garam masala powder, use 2 tsp garam masala powder.

● I have used mustard oil, you can use any other cooking oil.

● Adding potato is optional but I love this Curry with potatoes.

● Yoi can add some chopped coriander leaves at the end.

● You can make a dry version instead of Curry following the same recipe. You just need to reduce the water and allow the water the evaporate completely.

Well, if you make this pork masala curry, please do leave a feedback in the comments box below or snap a photo and tag Akum Raj Jamir on Facebook and akumrajjamir on Instagram with hashtag #atmykitchen. I would love to see your creations.

Thank you so much for stopping by my blog. I hope you liked the recipe. Your valuable feedbacks are always welcome, I love hearing from you guys and always do my best to respond to each and every one of you.

Happy cooking!

Love Akum


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