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Indian Beef And Chickpea Curry

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Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, peeled and chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled and minced
  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Ground cumin 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Uncooked rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chickpeas 1 Can (10 oz), drained
Directions

1. Heat the oil in a heavy 12-inch skillet over moderate heat. Add the onion and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes, or until soft. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute longer.
2. Add the beef and cook, uncovered, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes, or until browned. Skim off all but 1 tablespoon of the drippings.
3. stir in the cumin, cinnamon, cloves, cayenne pepper, sour cream, and salt. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring once or twice. Meanwhile, cook the rice according to package directions.
4. Stir the chick peas into the beef mixture and simmer, uncovered, for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened. Serve over the rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Browned
Ingredient: 
Beef

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