Madras beef curry

Appetizing Madras beef curry Recipe

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Madras beef curry
Prep Time : 0:25 | Cook Time : 2:00 | Total Time : 2:25 | Serving : 4 person.


  • 2 tablespoons ground coriander

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder (optional)

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2 teaspoons grated ginger

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1kg beef chuck steak, cut into 2.5cm cubes

  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1 cup Massel beef stock

  • Steamed Basmati rice, to serve

  • Raita (see notes), to serve

  • Coriander, to serve

  • Mint, to serve

  • Sliced red chilli, (optional) to serve


  • Step 1

    Combine coriander, cumin, turmeric, pepper, chilli, garlic, ginger and lemon juice in a bowl to form a paste. Set aside.

  • Step 2

    Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large saucepan over high heat. Add half the beef. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until browned. Transfer to a bowl. Repeat with remaining oil and beef.

  • Step 3

    Reduce heat to medium. Add spice paste. Cook for 1 minute. Return beef to saucepan. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute, or until meat is coated with paste. Add tomato paste and stock. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover. Cook for 1 hour 45 minutes, or until beef is tender.

  • Step 4

    Remove lid. Cook, uncovered, for a further 15 minutes, or until sauce has reduced and thickened slightly. Serve with rice and raita. Top with mint , coriander and fresh chilli (optional).

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