On this cold snowy day, I told my mom she needed to teach me a new recipe. I got lucky and she did two! Here is the first one, I hope you enjoy.
Beef Poricha Curry
2 lbs of beef stew
1 large onions, sliced
1 large tomato, sliced
1 spring of curry leaves
Ginger Garlic Paste* See below to make paste
½ cup of coriander leaves, (cilantro), chopped
3 to 4 green chilies, chopped
2 tablespoons of oil
¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder
½ teaspoon of red chili powder (add to taste)
Salt to taste
Add beef, sliced onions, sliced tomatoes, ginger garlic paste, coriander leaves, green chilies, sprig of curry leaves, turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, oil to pot. Add enough water to cook beef till tender. Bring everything to boil. Cook beef till it is tender.
*For Ginger Garlic Paste
Grind 1 ½ inch of ginger and 7 garlic pods with a little bit of water.
We used a pressure cooker to speed up cooking the beef. If you don’t use a pressure cooker, you will have to add water as the beef is cooking until it is fully cooked.
My grandmother use to say when the oil rises to the top that means the food is done.