Ganesh Cookbook

Beef Curry





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1 kg Beef cut in small pieces

10 Shallots sliced thin

8 Garlic Pods crushed or chopped fine

1 ½ inch Ginger crushed or chopped fine

2 Onion medium size sliced thin long

4 Green Chilly crushed or chopped

2 Tomatoes cut into small cubes

2 stem Curry Leaves

1 tsp Turmeric Powder

2 tbsp Coriander Powder

1 tbsp Hot Chilly Powder

1 tbsp Kashmiri Chilly Powder

1 tbsp Meat Masala

½ tbsp Pepper Powder

1 tsp Fennel Powder

6 tbsp Oil ( Half Coconut preferred)

1 ½ inch Cinnamon Stick

6 Cloves

6 Cardamom Pods

2 tbsp Chopped Coconut Chunks

1 ½ tbsp Salt

2 cup Water


Heat pressure cooker and add 4 tbsp oil.

Sauté cinnamon, cloves and cardamom for a minute.

Then add shallots and sauté until soft.

Add onion and sauté until onion is soft and translucent.

Add ginger, garlic and green chilly.

Continue sautéing until raw smell are gone.

Then add tomatoes and sauté until tomatoes are cooked and oil starts to appear around edges.

Turn the heat to low and add turmeric powder, chilly powder, kashmiri chilly powder, coriander powder and meat masala.

Continue to sauté masala until mixed and raw smell is gone.

Then add beef, pepper powder and 1 stem of curry leaves.

Continue mix until all masala are well coated.

Cook beef for five minutes with occasional stirring.

Add salt and water and mix well.

Cover pressure cooker and cook in high heat until first whistle, medium heat until second whistle and low heat until third whistle.

Let beef sit until pressure is released slowly.

In a pan, heat 2 tbsp oil.

Add coconut chunks and sauté until light brown.

Then add rest of curry leaves and sauté for one minute.

Add cooked beef and mix well.

Continue cooking for 10 minutes with occasional stirring.

Beef curry is ready to serve.




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