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A Lovely Beef Curry recipe for any dinner occasion

South African Beef Curry

A Lovely Beef Curry for any dinner occasion. Double up ingredients if you have company.

1 tbsp olive oil
100g/3½oz rib-eye steak, cut into 5cm/2in pieces
salt and freshly ground black pepper
3 shallots, finely sliced
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tsp tomato purée
1 tsp chilli powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
200ml/7fl oz coconut milk
250g/9oz jasmine rice, boiled until tender
20g/1oz chopped fresh coriander, to serve

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan until almost smoking. Season the steak with salt and freshly ground black pepper and add to the pan. Brown on all sides, then remove.

Add two of the sliced shallots together with the garlic and cook until softened but not coloured. Add the tomato purée and spices, stir well and cook for one minute.

Put the steak back in the pan and add the coconut milk. Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and simmer gently for 10 minutes.

Add the remaining shallot to the cooked and drained jasmine rice.

To serve, stir the coriander through the curry and serve with the jasmine rice.

Less than 30 mins preparation time
10 to 30 mins cooking time
Serves 1

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