Cape Malay Minced Beef Curry
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 heaped tspn grated fresh ginger
1 large cinnamon stick, broken in half
1 heaped tspn turmeric
1 heaped tspn ground coriander
1 heaped tspn ground cumin
4 whole cloves
5 cardamom pods, crushed a little
1 heaped tbsp harissa (or similar spice paste). At Amazon.
about 750 gm beef mince
1 can diced tomatoes
1 cup chicken stock
a good pinch of sea salt
2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
Heat a little oil in a heavy-bottomed pot and gently sauté the onion,
garlic and ginger until tender, stirring now and again.
Then add the cinnamon stick, turmeric, ground coriander and cumin, cloves,
cardamom pods and harissa. Stir well and briefly cook to toast the spices.
Add the mince and gently cook until it changes colour, continually mashing
with a wooden spoon and adding a little more oil if too dry.
Then add the tomatoes, stock and salt. Stir well and cook until thick and
Add the chopped coriander and briefly cook.
From: Huey's Kitchen
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