Curry Ketchup (Currywurst Sauce)
This curry ketchup (currywurst sauce) comes with a little spicy kick. A from scratch, tomato based condiment flavored with curry powder and served over sausage, usually with fries. Simple German street food.
Curry gewürz ketchup, originates in Berlin Germany from a lady named Herta Heuwer. In 1949, she traded some items with British soldiers in return for tomato sauce and curry powder and this was how currywurst sauce was born.
What is German currywurst made of? A simple combination of onion, curry powder, tomato puree, Worcestershire sauce and vinegar.
You may be thinking, why do I have to use all these ingredients when I can just mix curry powder with tomato ketchup? Well, you could, but ‘uncooked’ curry powder has a raw flavor that you can only fix by cooking it.
This was literally one of the first things I ate when I first stepped of the train in Frankfurt Germany. People were standing around eating curry sauce coated sliced sausages just walking around. I had to have some of this street food, and have been hooked ever since.
Serving suggestions: This homemade curry sauce is also delicious for dipping fries into (my favorite). I also like to serve it with my Mini Pork Apple & Sage Sausage Rolls, which go over really well when entertaining and game day.
What does wurst mean? Wurst is German for sausage.
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