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Currywurst Sauce - Berlin, Germany

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2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
4 tablespoons curry powder
1 tablespoon hot paprika
2/3 cup tomato ketchup
2 cups crushed tomatoes with juice
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
salt to taste

Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, cook the onion until soft about 8 to 10 minutes. Add curry powder and paprika, cook for 1 minute more. Add crushed tomatoes and tomato ketchup. Add sugar, red wine vinegar and salt; stir well. Increase heat to high; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened about 25 minutes. Purée sauce in a blender or food processor until smooth. Serve hot over sausage. Makes 1 1/2 cups.


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Curry is huge in Berlin, but not because of Indian restaurants. When the residents of Berlin think curry they mean currywurst which are sliced pork sausages covered with a special sauce and more curry and is eaten with french fries or brötchen (rolls). Currywurst is the new fast food of Berlin.

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