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Simple Beef Curry Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
1 hr 35 mins

Simple Beef Curry Recipe, a wonderfully fragrant dish that is hearty and filling. It beef simply melts in the mouth, while the sauce has a lovely mild Indian flavour. A big favourite for dinner.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: curry recipes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 1059 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 600 g cubed beef ( about 1 1/2 pounds of beef)
  • 2 onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 3 large tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 5 cups beef stock (broth)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp double cream (heavy cream)
  • fresh parsley or coriander to garnish
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger (or ground ginger)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a pan, heat up the oil, and gently fry the chopped onions until slighlty brown.

  2. Add the garlic, ginger and all the spices, and give it a good stir. Leave to cook for about 30 seconds or so for the flavours to be released.

  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, and leave to cook until slightly mushy.

  4. Add the cubed beef, give it a good stir, then leave to cook with the lid on for 15-20 minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed.

  5. Gradually add one cup of beef broth at a time, and cook until the beef is tender, it might take about one hour and a half or so.

  6. Once the beef is tender, and the sauce is reduced, add the cream, and leave to cook for a further 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  7. Remove from the heat, and garnish with fresh parsley.

Nutrition Facts
Simple Beef Curry Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1059 Calories from Fat 666
% Daily Value*
Fat 74g114%
Saturated Fat 32g160%
Cholesterol 233mg78%
Sodium 1434mg60%
Potassium 2607mg74%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 67g134%
Vitamin A 2160IU43%
Vitamin C 36.5mg44%
Calcium 173mg17%
Iron 9.6mg53%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.