Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Beef Curry with Pumpkin Recipe

Ingredients :

750 g

500 g

2

5

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

8 tablespoons

1 cup

1 1/2 teaspoons

Beef

Pumpkin

Large onions

Large garlic cloves

Chopped fresh ginger

Ground turmeric

Chili powder

Light sesame oil

Water

Salt or to taste

Method :
  • Cut beef into large squares.

  • Peel and cut pumpkin into 5 cm squares.

  • Place the onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric and chili powder into a food processor and process until a paste is formed.

  • Heat the oil in a deep-sided frying pan, carefully add the spicy paste (at this stage it will splutter), stir it into the oil, lower the heat and cook gently for about 10 minutes. If the mixture starts to burn, add a little water.

  • When the paste is cooked it should be a golden brown color and have oil around the edges.

  • When cooked and sizzling, add meat and fry slowly, stirring for a few minutes.

  • Add water and cook slowly with cover on pan until meat is nearly done.

  • Add salt and pumpkin and continue cooking until meat is tender and pumpkin is soft.

Note : Pumpkin can be replaced with the following vegetables : Tomatoes, green beans, potatoes, eggplant, peas, split peas, okra, cauliflower, kohlrabi, butter beans, broad beans or white radish.

 

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