Beef Dopiaza Curry Recipe - Serves 4

Beef Dopiaza Curry Recipe

489 calories each serving (687 calories if eating with rice)

Taste Rating = 7     Heat Rating = Mild to Medium



Ingredients

6 tablespoons (90ml) vegetable oil
2 thinly sliced medium onions
2 teaspoons (10ml) ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon (2.5ml) ground cumin
1 teaspoon (5ml) ground turmeric
1 teaspoon (5ml) chilli powder
3 finely chopped garlic cloves
700g (1 1/2 lb) lean beef, cut into small cubes
3 cups (750ml or 26 fl oz) water
1 teaspoon (5ml) salt
1 finely chopped medium onion
2 coarsely chopped red chillis
2 tablespoons (30ml) finely chopped fresh coriander
2 teaspoons (10ml) garam masala


Method

Preheat oven to 190C (375F)
Heat 3 tablespoons (45ml) of the vegetable oil over a medium heat and stir-fry the sliced onions for about 8 minutes until a golden colour
Put the cooked onions into a bowl and set aside
Mix the ground coriander, ground cumin, ground turmeric and chilli powder with some water to make a smooth thin paste
Heat the remaining 3 tablespoons (45ml) of vegetable oil and stir-fry the garlic for 1 minute
Add the spice paste to the garlic and stir-fry for 2 minutes
Put the stir-fry mix into a casserole with the beef, water and salt, cover and cook for 15 minutes
Add the uncooked chopped onion and red chillies to the casserole, cover, and cook for 25 minutes
Add the fresh coriander and garam masala, cover, and cook for another 10 minutes
Add the previously cooked onions, cover, and cook for another 10 minutes
Remove the lid from the casserole, turn off the oven and leave for 10 minutes before serving

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Recipe submitted by Carla James on 7 June 2007