A curry is a simple way to liven up the week. With this recipe, you will have a tasty wholesome meal without too much effort! Mince Curry served with rice or roti is one of the tastiest and most commonly eaten curries in South Africa!
Minced Beef Curry
Author: Fazila Olla-Logday
Recipe type: Main
A curry is a simple way to liven up the week. With this recipe, you will have a tasty wholesome meal without too much effort! Mince Curry is one of the tastiest and most commonly eaten curries in South Africa!
- 3 Tbles Oil
- 1 Large Onion, Chopped
- 2 Pcs Stick Cinnamon
- 3 Cardamom Pods
- 2 Tsps Ginger And Garlic Paste
- 5 Fresh Curry Leaves
- 2 Tsps Curry Powder
- 1 Tsp Chilli Powder (Optional)
- 1 Tsp Coriander Powder
- 1 Tsp Cumin Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
- 2 Ripe Tomatoes, Peeled And Grated
- 2 Tbles Tomato Puree
- Salt to Taste
- 500gr Lean Beef Mince
- 2-3 Potatoes, Peeled And Diced
- ½ Cup Frozen Baby Peas
- Heat the oil in a large pan and add the chopped onions and cinnamon stick and cardamom pods.
- Cook gently until the onion turns a light golden colour.
- Add the ginger and garlic paste, curry leaves and the rest of the spices and cook for a further minute stirring continuously.
- Add the tomatoes, tomato puree and salt and mix through well.
- Add the mince and use a wooden spoon to break it up well into the tomato mixture. Once the mince is all broken up and combined, cover the pan and cook on the lowest heat for about 10 minutes.
- Add the potatoes and cook over medium-low heat for another 20-30 minutes.
- Add a little water if you feel the curry is looking dry, but if you are serving with rotis it is supposed to be on the dry side.
- Add the frozen peas and cook for a further 5 minutes.
Serve hot with rice or rotis