German Currywurst


A delicious real German currywurst, with a simple homemade curry sauce and fries. Just like in Germany on the markets and biergarten.

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German currywurst
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2021-03-17, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 30 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 20-12-2021

30 minutes 4 people Main course
German currywurst


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  • 4 bratwursts
  • 1 onion
  • small can of tomato paste (70 grams)
  • sunflower oil
  • 200 grams ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder + extra
  • pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 100 ml water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fries for serving
German currywurst ingredients
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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • small saucepan
  • wooden spoon
  • small blender or immersion blender
  • deep fryer or air fryer
  • medium-sized skillet & lid

German Currywurst

30 minutes 4 people Main course

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Preparation – 10 minutes

Peel and finely chop the onion. Heat a dash of sunflower oil in a small saucepan and sauté the onion for a few minutes.

Then stir in paprika, curry powder and cayenne pepper. Fry the tomato paste briefly to deacidify it. Deglaze with vinegar and then add tomato ketchup.

Add about 100 ml of water and let the sauce simmer for about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, fry the fries in oil or possibly in an air fryer.

German currywurst
German currywurst

Finishing the German currywurst – 20 minutes

Meanwhile, heat butter in a medium-sized skillet and fry the sausages until nicely browned on both sides. Add a dash of water, put the lid on the pan and cook the sausages for about 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, use a small blender or immersion blender to blend the sauce once the onions have softened. Season the smooth sauce with salt and pepper.

Divide the sausages into pieces, serve with fries and the curry sauce and finish with a little curry powder. Enjoy!

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