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Beef Madras - serves 4-6

Submitted by sam from worthing 11 June 2009

Serve with Pilau rice, tomato and onion salad. To tenderize any really tough meat, add 4 tbsp of white wine vinegar in paragraph 2, along with the meat.....BUT OMIT the tamrind.



4 Tbsp veg oil,1 large Onion finely sliced,3-4 cloves,4 green cardamons,2 whole star anise,4 fresh green chillies chopped,2 fresh or dried red chillies chopped,3 tabsp madras paste,1 tsp ground turmeric,450g lean beef cubed,4 tbsp tamrind juice,granualted sugar to taste,salt,few sprigs of fresh coriander for garnish


Heat the oil in a heavy based pan over a medium heat and fry the onion for about 8 mins, until golden brown. Lower the heat and add all the spice ingredients and fry for 2-3 mins.

Add the beef and mix well. Cover and cook over a low heat until the meat is tender and fully cooked.

Cook uncovered on a higher heat for last few mins to reduce any excess liquid.

Fold in the tamarind juice, sugar and salt. Reheat the dish and garnish with the chopped coriander.

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