1. In a big cooking pot, heat 1 tbsp oil, cook the garlic and ginger until fragrant. Add carrot and onion and cook until the onion is lightly browned. Then add the grated apple and mix.
2. Pour the water. Add the worcestershire sauce and bring to a boil.
3. Add the curry roux. You can use 170~190g or you can simply stop when get the thickness you like. Add sugar if you like.
4.Now make the katsu Stab the pork with a fork. Season the pork pieces with salt and pepper, then dust with flour. Now dip them in the beaten egg mixture. Finally coat with panko bread crumbs, evenly, pressing down gently. Both sides should be completely coated.
5. In a frying pan, heat up the cooking oil over medium high heat until it reaches 180℃. Fry the pork until both sides are golden brown, turning them in the oil once or twice. Drain on a plate covered with paper towels.
6. Slice the cooked tonkatsu into strips. Serve the steamed rice in a plate or bowl and place the sliced tonkatsu on top. Now pour curry sauce. Garnish with the chopped green long onion or with beni shoga over the rice if you like.
1. In a pressure cooking pot, heat vegetable oil until hot. Add garlic and fry until just fragrant. Add the beef shank and cook until browned. (Option: Sear the beef, using a cooking torch. It will give a great taste.)
2. Add carrot, onion and cook for about 5~6min or until slightly wilted.
3. Add bay leaf and water. Cover the lid and lock the pressure cooker. Turn the heat to high. Once the pressure builds up, turn the heat down to low heat and cook at high pressure for about 25 minutes. Turn off the heat and let the pressure come down naturally.
4. Remove the lid, add the seasoning (soy sauce, mirin, black chocolate and curry roux). Using a wooden spoon, dissolve the roux completely. Make sure you stir once in a while so the curry will not get burnt on the bottom.
1. Measure carefully, placing all ingredients in your home bakery machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. Select Dough/Manual cycle and press start. While the machine is making the dough, prepare the filling : In a small pot, pour leftover curry or ready-made curry and bring to a boil. Turn the heat to low, add the sifted flour. Thicken into a sauce. Let it cool down to room temperature and set aside.
2. When the cycle is complete, remove dough from the bread machine and place on a floured work surface. Divide into 8 to 10 pieces.
3. Place one portion of the curry filling onto the dough and seal the edges by pinching them together to make a round shape.
4. Spray water and then dip them into the panko/bread crumbs to cover around.
5. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise for about 15 to 20 minutes.
6. Heat the oil in a pan. Put the bread seam side down into the oil and fry them until golden brown evenly on both sides over at low heat. Drain well on a rack.