Tamarind Beef Recipe


Tamarind paste really makes this dish. It adds a tangy touch to what might be otherwise just another beef stir fry. Check it out the Tamarind Beef recipe here!!

[one_third] Prep Time: 20 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 60 minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 5[/one_third_last]


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  • 1 tsp all spices
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp ginger/garlic paste
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 green chillies, deseeded and sliced
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 4 curry leaves
  • 125 gms tamarind
  • 750 gms boneless beef, cut into one inch cubes and pre-cooked

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Step 1

Soak the tamarind overnight in water. Strain it and save the liquid.

Step 2

Put tamarind, tomato paste, icing sugar, ginger/garlic paste, salt and onion into a blender and mix to a smooth puree.

Step 3

Heat oil in a wok, add cumin and coriander seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves; cook until the spices start popping.

Step 4

Stir the beef cubes into the spices and fry for four minutes until the meat is brown.

Step 5

Add chillies, all spices, tamarind mixture and reserved tamarind liquid and cook for 25 minutes.

Step 6

Take it out in a serving dish. Garnish with coriander leaves. Tamarind Beef is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with paratha.

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I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!


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