Ground Beef Korma - Ground Beef in Coconut Milk
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 5 People
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Whole cardamom- 2
  • Whole Cloves- 2
  • Cinnamon- 2 inch
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Onion, chopped- 2,
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 1 tbsp
  • Ground beef- 1 lb or 0.5 Kg
  • Kashmiri red chili powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ⅛ tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1 tsp
  • Fennel powder- 1½ tsp
  • Ground black pepper- ½ tsp
  • Chili powder (regular for spice)- ½ tsp
  • Coconut milk- 1 cup
  • Water- ¼ cup
  • Salt- to taste
  • Cilantro, chopped- ¼ cup
  1. Place a large pan over medium heat, add oil.
  2. Add cumin seeds, whole cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaves, saute for a few seconds.
  3. Add onions, and a few pinches of salt, saute till translucent.
  4. Add ginger-garlic paste, cook for a few minutes till onions turn light golden.
  5. Add ground beef, saute and break any lumps that forms.
  6. Cook covered till beef has cooked through.
  7. Add Kashmiri red chili powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, fennel powder, ground black pepper, chili powder and salt. Combine well.
  8. Cook for a few minutes.
  9. Add coconut milk, combine well and cook for 5 minutes.
  10. Add water to thin it down, cook for a couple of minutes.
  11. Have a taste and add more salt or chili powder/ground black pepper if needed.
  12. Add cilantro, cook for a minute.
  13. Remove the pan from the heat and keep it covered.
  14. This can be served with chapati, rice orotti, palada or naan.
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