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Beef Kofta Korma Curry (Beef Balls in Creamy Curry Sauce)

Beef Kofta Korma Curry

Beef Kofta Korma Curry

Ingredients:

For the Kofta/ Meat ball:

1. Grounded Beef( Beef Kima) 500 gram

2. Ginger paste half teaspoon

3. Garlic paste half teaspoon

4. Soy sauce 1 and half teaspoon

5. Garam Masala powder a pinch

6. 1 beaten egg

7. Cornstarch 3 tbl spoon or enough to shape the ball

8. Salt to taste

9. Chopped mint

Korma Curry:

1. Onion paste 1/4 th cup

2. Ginger paste 1 tbl spoon

3. Garlic Paste 1 teaspoon

4. Chili Powder Half teaspoon

6. Shaan Korma Curry Mix 1 tbl spoon

7. Cardamon, Cinamon, Bayleaf

8. Yogurt 1/4th cup

9. Salt to taste

10. Garam masala powder half teaspoon

11. Bell pepper/ capsicum ( optional)

I love this product.Try this Korma Curry Mix .

Korma-Curry

Cooking Method:

1. Combine all the ingredients mentioned for kofta/ meat ball. Make round ball out of this and deep fry on medium low flame .

2. Heat oil in a wok and add bay leaf, cardamom, cinnamon.Fry for a while, then add onion paste ginger paste, garlic paste, chili powder , Shaan Korma Curry Mix( 1 Tbl spoon), salt and cook adding water little by little.. Beat yogurt with water and add . Cook for a little while then add hot water and add in the kofta/ meatballs. Cover the lid. Cook on medium heat.

3. Make sure the gravy gets into the koftas..When the gravy is reducing to your desired consistency add the bell peppers if u wish. Sprinkle garam masala powder .Cover the lid and turn off the stove keeping the wok on the stove..After few minutes oil will separate and your Beef Kofta Korma Curry is ready!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tips/ Notes:

1. While making Korma curry , try to use sweet yogurt along with regular white yogurt. Trust me it enhances the taste. Like , if the recipe calls for 1/4th cup of yogurt take 1/8 th cup sweet yogurt +1/8 th cup regular white yogurt= 1/4 th cup of yogurt.

2. If You are not using Shaan Korma Curry Mix , then add a special garam masala powder the same quantity as mentioned in the recipe. For that Grind , cumin, cardamom, whole coriander, mace ( joyeetree/javetri) , Jaifol( nutmeg), fennel, clove, white/black pepper together into a fine powder and use accordingly.

3. This Kofta can be used in various recipes..Like you can try the Koftas in Korma curry style, you can use it in oriental way or even plain curry way..Either way it’s great!!!!!!!

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Stir fried beef with veggies..Super Quick , Super Yummy and Very Healthy

Stir fried beef with veggies..Super Quick , Super Yummy and  Very Healthy

stir fried beef with veggies:

Ingredients:

1. Beef , thinly sliced, 500 gram
2. Light soy sauce 2 tbl spoon
3. Dark Soy sauce half a teaspoon
4. Oyster sauce 1 teaspoon
5. Few drops of Fish sauce ( optional)
6. Crushed black peppper
7. Tasting salt half a teaspoon
8. Finely chopped garlic and ginger 1 tblspoon
9. Sesame oil/ vegetable oil
10. Vegetable of your choice..You may blanch it before adding it in the cooking..:) ..Plz see the note for Blanching..
11. Cubed/ Julian cut Onion and slit green chilies to taste

Cooking Method:

1.Cut the beef into thin slices..Marinate the beef with light soy sauce, dark soy sauce,oyster sauce and few drop of fish sauce ( optional), salt, crushed black pepper, tasting salt overnite or at least 8 hours before you cook.

2.Cut the veggies. Heat oil in a pan . Add finely chopped garlic and ginger.When you smell the aroma add the beef with marinade.Add onions and veggies.

3.Fry them until they are tender.It will take no more than 7-10 minutes.Simple but yummy..

Tip:

1. Blanching is an easy technique that many cooks use to keep vegetables crisp and tender. By boiling vegetables briefly and chilling them in ice water. Blanching preserves texture, color and flavor. Remember You don’t have to boil it thoroughly, just put the veggies in hot boiling water, keep them for a while, until they r half done, then drain the water and keep them in chilled water .

2.Remember the more hour you marinate the more tender and tasty will be the meat..enjoy..:)

3. Don’t add any extra salt as the sauces contains a lot..But you can alwayz adjust by adding it at the end of cooking, if you need.

Beef Chili Capsicum (Indo- Chinese Style)

Beef Capsicum (Indo- Chinese Style)

Beef Chili capsicum ( Indo-Chinese Style)

Ingredients:

Beef 500 gram
Ginger Paste 2 table spoon
Light soy sauce 3 tbl spoon
Dark Soy sauce half teaspoon
Vinegar 1 teaspoon
Crushed black pepper half teaspoon
Cubed onion
Green chili paste 1 teaspoon
4/5 Green chilies , slit
Bell peppers/ Capsicum
Sesame oil ( you can substitute sesame oil for regular vegetable oil too)
Tasting salt a little more than half tea spoon
Sugar a little more than half teaspoon
Corn starch mixed in water

Cooking Method:

1. Cut the beef into thin slices and marinate them with light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, vinegar, green chili paste, ginger paste , crushed black pepper and tasting salt for at least 7/8 hours for best result..If u don’t have that time at least for 1 hour..

2. Put oil in the wok and when hot, add the beef…Cook it for at least 10/15 min or until the water drying out… Add little water, just enough to make the meat tender.

3. When the water is drying out add corn flour mixed in water and also add cubed onion and bell peppers, and slit green chilies…

5. Add sugar to sharpen the taste…

5. Dry out the gravy.

Note:

1. Sauces contains enough salt in them. So I did not use any extra salt . But you can alwayz adjust the salt adding at the end of the cooking.

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Sesame Beef

Sesame Beef

Sesame Beef

Ingredient:

1. Beef 500 gram
2. Ginger Paste 2 table spoon
3. Chopped ginger 1 teaspoon
4. Chopped garlic 1 teaspoon
5. Light soy sauce 3 tbl spoon
6. Dark Soy sauce 1 teaspoon
7. Fish sauce ,few drops (optional)
8. Crushed black pepper half teaspoon
9. Salt, very little ( as the sauces contains salt too)
10. Cubed onion
11. Green chilies, splitted
12. Bell peppers
13. Sesame seed
14. Sesame oil ( you can substitute sesame oil for regular vegetable oil too)
15. Tasting salt a little more than half tea spoon
16. Sugar a little more than half teaspoon
17. Corn starch mixed in water

Procedure:

1. Cut the meat into thin slices. Marinate them with ginger paste, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, few drops of fish sauce, crushed black pepper, tasting salt and little salt, if needed ( since the sauces contains salt, it is better to use a little extra salt, if needed you may alwayz adjust it by adding at the end of your cooking)for minimum 2 hours. The longer, the better.

2. Heat oil, in a wok. Add finely chopped garlic and ginger in it. Fry it for a minute or so and then add the beef with marinade. Cook it on medium high flame until the water is almost dried out. Add little water to make the beef a little more tender. Cover the lid.

3. When the meat is done and water is drying out add little cornflour mixed in water, cubed onion, split green chili, and bell peppers …At the end mix it with roasted sesame (you may microwave the sesame seeds for few seconds).To sharpen the taste add some sugar.

Bon A Petit!!!!!!!!!!!

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Beef Jhuri with leftover beef

384Beef Jhuri with leftover beef

Beef jhuri with leftover beef/ Crunchy spicy fried masala beef

Ingredient:

1. Left over beef curry
2. sliced onion
3. Little turmeric and Chili Powder
4. Cumin seed (optional)
5. Fenugreek ( optional)
6. Dried Chili
7. Green Chili
8. Salt to taste
9. Bell peppers ( optional)

Cooking Method:
1. Take some pieces of beef from your leftover curry.Don’t take the gravy.

2. Break the meats using your hand.

3. Heat oil and deep fry the meat pieces until little crunchy.

4. Now in a pan heat oil. You can use the oil you fried the beef with.Add little amount of Cumin seed and fenugreek ( methi). Add dried chili..Too much fenugreek may ruin the taste so be careful with that. This is something we call “foron” in Bangla.

5. Add sliced onion ( a fairly good amount).Fry then until tender. Add very little turmeric and chili powder. Now add the meat and fry. Sprinkle some salt.You may skip the turmeric and chili powder, won’t make any difference.

6. Add green chilies and chopped bell peppers..Fry a little while.

Serve hot with Plain hot steamed rice or even with “Panta Bhat”( prepared rice in water)..Either way it goes great..:)