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Indian Beef And Chickpea Curry

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  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

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.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3535 Calories from Fat 1134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 129 g198.7%

Saturated Fat 46.2 g231%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 379.6 mg126.5%

Sodium 2027.3 mg84.5%

Total Carbohydrates 422 g140.5%

Dietary Fiber 58.7 g234.8%

Sugars 38.6 g

Protein 178 g356.1%

Vitamin A 35.7% Vitamin C 29.3%

Calcium 73.2% Iron 187.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Indian Beef And Chickpea Curry Recipe