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Beef vindaloo

Beef vindaloo is a classic curry most famous in India's Goa region. Not for the faint hearted, the chilli packs a particularly spicy punch. To balance the dish, serve with a side of riata and an ice cold beer.
beef vindaloo
1H 55M



1.Dry-fry cumin, garam masala and cardamom in large heated frying pan, strring over low heat until fragrant.
2.Combine roasted spices, ginger, garlic, chilli, vinegar, tamarind and beef in large bowl. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour or overnight.
3.Melt ghee in large frying pan; cook onion, cinnamon and cloves, stirring, until onion is browned lightly.
4.Add beef mixture; cook, stirring, until beef is browned all over. Stir in flour; cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Gradually add stock; bring to the boil, stirring. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 1 hour.
5.Serve vindaloo with spicy dhal, raita and, if desired, a bowl of crisp pappadums.

This curry is best made a day ahead to allow its flavours to develop fully. You could also use round steak or skirt steak in this recipe.


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