WATCH: How To Make Easy Beef Curry
Curry is a complicated mix of spices, but cooking with it doesn't have to be.
Making beef curry doesn't need to be too difficult. Curry powder is a complex combination of spices¬†so when it comes to cooking at home, using a prepared spice blend is the fast and easy way to make curry. While you can certainly add coconut cream, leaving¬†it out¬†not only intensifies the taste of the spices used in the spices blend, it also¬†allows the flavor of the beef to shine through.
What you taste is beef,¬†the veggies, and a sauce made extra flavorful from the spices. It's great for drizzling over some extra rice.
Easy Beef Curry
Takes 2 hours 15 minutes
Makes 6 servings
2 tablespoons oil
1/2 kilo beef, cubed
1 to 2 tablespoons flour
3 tablespoons curry powder
3 cups beef broth
1 medium red onion, peeled, quartered
2 potatoes, peeled, cubed
1 cup green peas, thawed
1 small cauliflower, broken into florets
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
Water, as needed
1 In a large bowl, season beef cubes then toss in flour until coated. Heat oil in a large pot. In batches, brown beef cubes on all sides in hot oil. Return beef and its juices to the pot.
2 Sprinkle in curry powder. Stir to coat beef cubes. Pour in beef broth. Bring broth to a boil then lower to a simmer, covered, until beef is tender, about 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours. Add water if the mixture becomes too dry while tenderizing.¬†
3 Add onions, potatoes and green peas. Simmer again, covered, until vegetables are tender and cooked through, about 20 minutes.
4 Add in cauliflower. Simmer again, covered, until heated through, another 10 minutes. Simmer, letting the¬†excess water evaporate until the sauce is thickened. Serve with¬†steamed rice.¬†