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Bengali Beef Curry

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  Lean beef stew 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Vegetable oil 4 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Jalapeno chili 1
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 Medium
  Fresh ginger piece 2 Inch
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon sticks 2 (2 Inch Each)
  Bay leaves 3
  Beef broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1) Take the beef and carve into 1 1/2-inch cubes.
2) Remove the peel of the garlic.
3) Reduce half the jalapeno into mince form and cut the other half into rings.
4) With the help of a mortar, mash the garlic with the minced jalapeno, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice.
5) Pare the onions and ginger.
6) Finely chop one onion and cut the other into rings and separate the rings and keep aside.
7) Chop the ginger fine.

8) Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet and fry half the meal over high heat till brown.
9) Transfer the pieces to a plate with the help of a slotted spoon and repeat with the remaining meat.
10) Heat 1 tablespoon oil in the skillet over moderate heat and fry the onion rings and jalapeno rings briefly by turning for 2 minutes.
11) Remove and keep aside.
12) Now add 1 tablespoon oil to the skillet and fry quickly the chopped onion and ginger for 5 minutes.
13) Next add the cumin, coriander, and thyme, and saute for a minute.
14) Add the meat, garlic paste, cinnamon, bay-leaves, and broth and allow the mixture to boil.
15) Cover the skillet with lid and reduce to a simmer and cook for 1 hour.

16) Serve hot at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
95 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 305 Calories from Fat 172

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 17.5 mg5.8%

Sodium 796.7 mg33.2%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.9%

Sugars 6.3 g

Protein 8 g15.9%

Vitamin A 15.1% Vitamin C 25.9%

Calcium 11.1% Iron 23.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bengali Beef Curry Recipe