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Spicy beef curry

A warming, spicy, beef curry that is simple to make and satisfying to eat.
Cook Time 45 mins
Servings 3 servings
Calories 392 kcal


  • 2 tsp each chilli powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp corriander powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 heaped teaspoon garlic and ginger paste
  • 500 g cubed beef
  • 1 tbs oil for frying
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 1 tin tomatoes
  • 1 tin full water
  • Handful fresh corriander
  • 1 tbs sour cream/ coconut cream


  • Mix all the spices with the oil and the paste and add the beef.
  • Coat the beef well and let marinades for at least 1 hour, more if possible.
  • In a pot fry the onion in the oil.
  • Add the beef and stir fry until browned.
  • Add the tinned tomatoes and a tin full of water (I put the water first in the bowl I marinated the beef in and then into the pot) and bring to the boil
  • Lower the heat and allow to simmer until beef is tender.
  • Take off the heat when ready to serve and add sour cream and corriander as well as seasoning to taste.
  • I served mine with steamed rice and grated cucumber