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Super spicy beef curry recipe

Super spicy beef curry recipe

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This is a very nice and very spicy beef curry. Serve with naan bread and rice for a lovely meal.

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IngredientsServes: 4

  • 500g diced lean beef, washed well and drained
  • 5 tablespoons vegetable or olive oil
  • 3 fresh red or green chillies, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3-6 dried red chillies or 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 250ml beef or vegetable stock, or plain water
  • 1/2 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

MethodPrep:15min ›Cook:45min ›Ready in:1hr

  1. Heat oil in large pot, add cubed beef and saute until golden brown, 4-5 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Add onions, chillies, garlic, salt and all spices. Stir in 2-3 minutes till an aroma develops.
  3. In a bowl mix together tomato puree, lemon juice and stock. Then pour half the mixture over the meat and cook on medium-high stirring constantly until almost dry. Reduce heat and pour over remaining mixture and mix thoroughly. If too thick add a little water.
  4. Cover with lid and let simmer for 1/2 hour. Stir occasionally. Can be served with vegetables or rice.

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Reviews in English (16)

I've made this curry twice now and both times it turned out very well. My husband is a big fan of curry and this was the best one I've ever made!! Served with basmati rice and some home made onion bahjees - excellent recipe - thank you-17 Aug 2012

I used this recipe for some left over roast beef. It is an amazing curry. loved it.-24 Jan 2012

plenty of fire and plenty of aromatic flavour. Excellent.-28 Mar 2012

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