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Kerala-Style Beef Curry with Pea Pilaf

Indian Coconut Curry with Pea Pilaf Rice

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Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

Tejas Nikam

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Tejas Nikam

Kerala-style curry traditionally using fish or chicken. Here Ambassador Chef, Tejas Nikam has created this delicious Southern-Indian style curry using beef in coconut curry, flavoured with green chilli, curry leaves and turmeric. Tejas likes to serve this curry with a pea pilaf rice. A hearty serve helps support your immunity with a healthy dose of zinc, iron, selenium and vitamin B12.

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High Iron

Gluten free

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Beef,

Easy,

Dinner,

Rice,

Ingredients

Curry

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600g Quality Mark sirloin steaks

cut into 2.5cm pieces

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4 tbsp canola oil

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2 tsp black mustard seeds

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2 stems (20 to 24 leaves) curry leaves

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2 large onions

sliced

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2 large potatoes

diced

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2 tsp garlic paste

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2 tsp ginger paste

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2 green chillies

seeds removed and sliced

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1 tsp ground turmeric

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2 tsp curry powder

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400ml coconut cream

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450ml water

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salt

to taste

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1 tsp black pepper corns

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1 tsp sugar

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a handful of fresh coriander leaves

Pea Pilaf

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2 cups Basmati rice

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1 cup green peas

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1 tsp salt

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6 cups water

Method

To Make Curry

To Make Pea Pilaf

1

Heat 2 tbsp oil in a large pot over a medium - high heat.

2

Add the diced beef and sear.

3

Remove the beef from the pot and set aside.

4

On medium heat, add remaining 2 tbsp of oil into the same pot and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves, and cook until they crackle.

5

Add the sliced onions and potatoes to the pot and sauté for 3-4 minutes.

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6

Add ginger and garlic pastes, sliced chilli, turmeric and curry powder, and cook until the mixture starts leaving oil from the sides (usually 4-5 minutes on medium heat).

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7

Add the cooked beef, water and coconut cream and simmer until the beef and potatoes are cooked through.

8

Season with salt, pepper, and sugar.

9

Remove from the heat and add freshly chopped coriander to serve.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (1090g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

4799 (1146)kJ

Protein

48g

Total Fat

42g

Saturated Fat

9.2g

Carbs

107g

Sugars

11g

Sodium

873mg

Iron*

7.2mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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