Curried Beef



Beef                                                                 1.2 g

Onions                                                             300 g

Garlic                                                               1 clove

Curry powder                                                   50 g

Tomato puree                                                   25 g

Brown stock                                                    625 ml

Apples                                                             75 g

Chutney                                                           50 g

Desiccated coconut                                          25 g

Bouquet garni                                                   1 small


Plain boiled patna rice                                      10 portions


  1. Cut the beef into 20 mm dice.  Peel the onion and cut into dice, crush and chop the garlic.
  2. Fry the beef in a little oil in a saucepan to seal then add the onion and garlic and cook for a further 2 minutes.  
  3. Add the curry powder and tomato puree and continue to cook for 3 more minutes then gradually add the stock.
  4. While the stock is coming to the boil peel and roughly dice the apples 
  5. Then add the apple with the chutney, coconut, salt and bouquet garni to the pan and simmer for 2 hours until the meat is tender.
  6. Remove any excess fat, adjust the seasoning and consistency and serve with a border of plain boiled rice.

Note:  This dish is served with a variety of side dishes (sambols) for example: poppadums, desiccated coconut, mango chutney, sultanas, diced cucumber, fried onion rings, sliced bananas and peanuts.