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The Best Pork Fry Recipe

Akum Raj Jamir
The best pork fry is a quick and simple spicy pork fry recipe. This pork fry is a spicy, easy and a straightforward recipe. Pressure cooked pork cuts are fried in selected spices and fried until lightly crisp from outside and done. It's made with minimum ingredients but flavor-packed.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Appetizer, starter
Cuisine Indian, naga cuisine
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Frying pan
  • mortar pestle
  • Spatula
  • pressure cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 500 grams pork cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoon pork lard
  • 20 small cloves garlic
  • 3 inches local ginger (naga ginger)
  • 1 large raja mircha (king chilli -optional)
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 medium tomato chopped
  • 4 tablespoon pounded chilly powder (¼ cup)
  • 2 teaspoon vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2-3 teaspoon salt or as per taste

Instructions
 

  • In a pressure cooker add in the pork pieces. Add in salt and water. Pressure cook for 8-10 whistles or aboit 5-10 minutes.
  • Let the pressure release naturally. Open the cooker allow the liquid to evaporate completely.  Keep aside.
  • In a mortar and pestle add in the garlic, ginger and raja mircha. Coarsely pounded them. Keep aside.
  • In a frying pan add in the pork lard. You can use other oil like sunflower oil, vegetable oil or mustard oil here instead of pork lard.
  • Add in the coarsely ground mixture of garlic, ginger and king chilli. Fry them for a minute. 
  • Add in the chopped onion and fry until the onion turns soft. Season with salt as required. 
  • Add in he chopped tomato and fry until the tomato turns soft and mushy.
  • Add in the pound chilli, mix well and fry for a minute. 
  • Add in the cooked pork pieces and mix well.
  • Put on the lid and fry over medium heat for for about 8-10 minutes. Stir occasionally in between like 2-3 minutes intervals. 
  • Add in the vinegar, mix well and fry on high heat for 1-2 minutes and take off the heat.

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Notes

  1. You can use smoked pork. You can use only the meaty part or fatty pieces as well. I love all my pork with fats.
  2. Highly recommend to use freshly pounded ginger and garlic.
  3. You can use store bought chilly flakes or coarsely grind the dry red chillies in blender or mixie and use or the last oneoild suggest is store bought chilly powder
  4. If you can't source naga ginger you can replace it with normal ginger.
  5. Raja Mircha is optional.
  6. The heat level can be adjusted as per your preference and heat tolerance level with or without using the raja mircha.
  7. You can substitute the pork lard with sunflower oil, vegetable oil or mustard oil.
Keyword easy pork recipe, naga style pork, pork fry, spicy pork