( For another geera pork method check out Geera Pork II)
Coming back to drinking, I once heard someone say jokingly, that we in Trinidad are a "drinking society": when someone is born we "take ah drink fuh dat", for the baptism we "take ah drink fuh dat", for the wedding we "take ah drink fuh dat" and for the funeral we "take ah drink fuh dat" ....Haha!!! so you see we always have a reason to drink. Well at least that's my opinion lol!
Geera pork, like most of our foods, only taste good with some hot pepper sauce. The mixture of the geera (cumin) with the other herbs and pepper is totally 'tastetational'. Here's Geera Pork
1 lb. pork
1 tbsp. geera (cumin)
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 small onion, chopped
3 leaves chadon beni
1 sprig of chive
1 hot Pepper (scotch bonnet)
Salt to taste
Lime to wash the pork.
Cut pork into 1" pieces and wash with lime.
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- 1 lb. pork
- 1 tbsp. geera cumin
- 4 cloves garlic chopped
- 1 small onion chopped
- 3 leaves chadon beni
- 1 sprig of chive
- 1 pimento pepper
- 2 sprigs thyme
- 1 hot pepper scotch bonnet
- Salt to taste
- Lime to wash the pork.
- Cut pork into 1" pieces and wash with lime. Mince the herbs. Add the herbs and the geera to the pork and leave to marinate for 1-2 hours.
- Saute the garlic and onion in 2 tablespoons of oil. Add the pork and hot pepper and mix thoroughly. Add some water and cook the meat until tender.
- When the meat is tender, simmer until most of the water is evaporated and the meat is cooked. Serve cool by itself or with Hops bread.
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Thank you. I tried to make provisions for you on twitter.
tastes good too!
Just wanted to say that yuh post made me VERY homesick. I live in Africa and have not seen the Trini shores in over 8 years.
That said, I'll try yuh recipe soon.
The less bones the better
bella ella ella a
thanks Felix, I'm gonna try this recipe soon. do you use boneless pork?
Just wanted to say that I recently added another geera porkpost. Check it out 🙂
Am still waiting for the geera chicken recipe. My sister makes this with neck and I almost eat the whole pot, but she is in Trinidad, so please post the recipe 🙂
By the way every single one of your recipes that I have ventured to try, are AWESOME
Just to note that for the geera, it should correctly be 'roasted cumin'. This is just for those who are not familiar and may want to try this recipe. The ordinary cumin may work, but the taste will not be the same. However, you can simply take the cumin seeds, roast them in a hot skillet and grind them in a mortar/pestle or food processor.
Felix ,boy we try this and it felt like I was back home in felicity.It tasted real good. We love your site. I have to try the black pudding.I miss that too bad from Rising Tide Club. Thanks for making we foreign trini feel like we back home.
If you want to get your pork very tender, instead of lime, soak pork in warm water adding flour,salt and baking powder, wash in warm water and then season as directed. The pork or beef can melt in your mouth.
Thank you Crystal will try that method when next I make geera pork. Thanks for the tip 🙂
Do not wash pork with lime or lemons just soak in water and wash with flour and the meat will be tender and while cooking pour about 5 ounces of Coke in the pot and your geera pork will be very tender
This is not geera pork but curry pork, geera pork use little masala and more geera and for the pepper you must use scorpion pepper, please don't spoil a good Trini food original, this was created by the Indians who lived in the barracks in the sugar estates when the white man cut up the pig he will give the Indians the head, tail and ears so they geera it to preserve it . Meat that is geera can last for three days without a fridge
You make no sense, the recipe does not have curry; so how could it be curry pork. Please read carefully before you leave your comments. Thank you.
We having a Christmas breakfast lime and this is one of the Menu.doing it for the first time