Recipe

Beef and lentil curry

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 1 hr 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Beef and lentil curry
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 750 gram diced beef
  • 1/3 cup hot or medium store-bought curry paste
  • 3 cup water or vegetable stock
  • 400 gram can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup brown lentils
  • 100 gram green beans, sliced
  • steamed rice, pappadums, natural yoghurt, mango chutney, to serve

Method

Beef and lentil curry
  • 1
    In a large frying pan, heat oil on medium. Saute onion 1-2 minutes, until tender. Add beef in 2 batches, browning well, 4-5 minutes each.
  • 2
    Return all beef to pan with curry paste. Cook, stirring, 1 minute, until fragrant. Stir in water or stock, tomato and lentils. Season. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 1 1/2 hours, until beef is tender (adding more liquid as required).
  • 3
    Stir in beans and cook 4-5 minutes, until beans are tender. Serve with steamed rice, pappadums, yoghurt and chutney.

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