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Recipe: Delicious Octopus Curry of Seychelles

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Octopus curry with coconut milk is one of the tastiest dishes in the world you can experience.  Seychelles prides itself on this creamy dish you can prepare with octopus, eggplants, curry, coconut milk, and spices. The dish reflects the traditions of the citizens.  If you can find octopus, you can use fish and enjoy the sauce with saffron rice.

Here’s the recipe. 

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How to Make Octopus Curry

Boiled octopus. Image source: Freepik licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

 

Ingredients

  • ½ tbsp of salt
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • ½ tbsp of pepper
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 4” ginger, grated
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 2 eggplants, cubed
  • A handful of saffron
  • 2 tbsp of coconut oil
  • 3 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp of curry powder
  • 2 kilos of fresh octopus
  • 1 tbsp of garam masala
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced

Instructions

  1. Put a pinch of salt into a pot of water on medium heat. Add the cubes of octopus and boil for about 20 minutes or until tender. You can use frozen octopus if you don’t have fresh one. 
  2. Put the octopus aside when it’s cooked
  3. Heat the coconut oil in a cooking pot and add the onion, ginger, garlic, and cinnamon sticks. Add cardamon, saffron, and masala to the pot and stir.
  4. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. You can adjust the pepper depending on how hot or mild you want the octopus curry. Add the curry powder.
  5. Add the cooked octopus and the two teaspoons of butter. 
  6. Fry the octopus for 5 minutes, and pour the coconut milk over the ingredients.
  7. Lower the heat and cook for 10 minutes
  8. Add the eggplant and stir 
  9. Allow the sauce to simmer for 5 minutes
  10. Serve with hot saffron rice

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Video credit: The Seychelles Islands

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The Republic of Seychelles comprises 115 islands. It represents an archipelago of legendary beauty that extends between 4 and 10 degrees south of the equator and lies between 480km and 1,600km from the east coast of Africa.

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Seychelles Octopus Curry

Seychelles
Sedi Djentuh
Octopus curry with coconut milk is one of the tastiest dishes in the world you can experience.  Seychelles prides itself on this creamy dish you can prepare with octopus, eggplants, curry, coconut milk, and spices.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine African
Servings 4
Calories 139 kcal

Equipment

Cooking Pot

Ingredients
  

  • ½ tbsp of salt
  • 2 tbsp of butter
  • ½ tbsp of pepper
  • 1 onion minced
  • 4 ” ginger grated
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 2 eggplants cubed
  • A handful of saffron
  • 2 tbsp of coconut oil
  • 3 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp of curry powder
  • 2 kilos of fresh octopus
  • 1 tbsp of garam masala
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced

Instructions
 

  • Put a pinch of salt into a pot of water on medium heat. Add the cubes of octopus and boil for about 20 minutes or until tender. You can use frozen octopus if you don’t have fresh one.
  • Put the octopus aside when it’s cooked
  • Heat the coconut oil in a cooking pot and add the onion, ginger, garlic, and cinnamon sticks. Add cardamom, saffron, and masala to the pot and stir.
  • Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. You can adjust the pepper depending on how hot or mild you want the octopus curry. Add the curry powder.
  • Add the cooked octopus and the two teaspoons of butter.
  • Fry the octopus for 5 minutes, and pour the coconut milk over the ingredients.
  • Lower the heat and cook for 10 minutes
  • Add the eggplant and stir
  • Allow the sauce to simmer for 5 minutes
  • Serve with hot saffron rice

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Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 139kcalCarbohydrates: 3.7gProtein: 25.4gFat: 1.8gSaturated Fat: 0.45gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.474gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.322gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 711mgPotassium: 626mgVitamin A: 89IUVitamin C: 0.6mgCalcium: 106mgIron: 9.48mg
Keyword Octopus Curry, Octopus curry with coconut milk
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Sedi Djentuh
Sedi Djentuh
Hey, Sedi here, a content writer. She's fascinated by the interplay between people, lifestyle, relationships, tech and communication dedicated to empowering and spreading positive messages about humanity. She's an avid reader and a student of personal weekly workouts. When she's not writing, Sedi is busy advocating for plastic-free earth with her local NGO.

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