Spicy Beef Curry
with almond flaked pilau
This fiery curry is for all the heat lovers out there. Try it if you dare! Fragrant pilau rice and fresh coriander provide a balancing element with added crunch from lightly toasted almonds.
Rogan Josh Curry Paste
Red Wine Vinegar
Chopped Tomato with Onion & Garlic
(Contains Almonds May be present Sesame, Cereals containing gluten, Peanut)
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- Add 300ml water (double for 4p) and turmeric to a pot over medium-high heat.
- Bring to the boil then add the rice.
- Once boiling, lower the heat to medium and cover with the lid.
- Cook for 10 mins, then remove the pot from the heat.
- Keep covered for another 10 mins or until ready to serve (the rice will continue to cook in its own steam).
- Halve, peel and chop the onion into small pieces.
- Trim the carrot, then quarter lengthways (no need to peel). Chop widthways into small pieces.
- Roughly chop the coriander (stalks and all).
- Place a large pan over medium heat (no oil).
- Once hot, add the almonds and dry-fry, stirring regularly, until lightly toasted, 3-4 mins. Remove from the pan and set aside.
TIP: Watch them like a hawk as they can burn easily.
- Place a large pan over high heat with a drizzle of oil.
- Once hot, fry the beef strips until browned, shifting as they colour, 2-3 mins. Season with salt and pepper.
- Once seared, remove from the pan and set aside. IMPORTANT: Wash hands and equipment after handling raw meat. Meat is safe to eat when the outside is browned.
TIP: You don't want to overcrowd the pan—cook in batches if necessary!
- Return the pan to high heat with a drizzle of oil.
- Fry the onion and carrot until softened, stirring occasionally, 5-6 mins. Season with salt and pepper.
- Lower heat to medium-high. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, vinegar and ½ tsp sugar (double for 4p).
- Cover and simmer for 8-10 mins. IMPORTANT: Meat is safe to eat when the outside is browned.
- Stir in the beef, rogan josh paste, harissa paste and a knob of butter.
- Season to taste with salt, pepper and sugar.
- Loosen the curry with a splash of water if you feel it's too thick.
- Fluff up the rice with a fork.
- Divide the pilau and curry between plates.
- Top with chopped coriander and toasted almonds.