Gillies Curry Dipping Oil | Recipe

Gillies Curry Dipping Oil | Recipe

06 September 2016

As we welcome September, we say hello to Bread & Baking month as part of the NI Year of Food & Drink! Try this delicious curry dipping oil as an alternative for your bread & dips.

Curry Oil (makes 1ltr)


- 1 lt  Pomace oil
- 1 Onion (sliced)
- 1 Apple (chopped)
- 1 tblspn Sultanas
- 1 Red Chilli (halved)
- 3 Garlic Clove (bashed)
- 4 inch Ginger (sliced)
- 1 teaspn Cumin Seeds
- 1 teaspn Star Anis
- 1 teaspn Cardamom Pods
- 1 teaspn Fennel Seeds
- 1 teaspn Coriander Seeds


1) Place all the spices on a tray and bake for 10 mins at 160°C until they are aromatic.

2) Place 200 ml of oil in a pan and heat. Add onion, chilli , ginger and garlic. Cook for 6-8 mins.

3) Add the spices, apple and sultanas and cook for a further 5 mins.

4) Add the rest of the oil and cook on a medium heat for 10-20 mins.

5) Take off the heat, cover and leave in a warm place for 24 hrs to infuse. When ready pass off the oil.


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