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Goa Ki Kari - Beef Curry, Goan Style


Beef – cut into serving pieces
1 pound
Shredded coconut
2 ½ ounces

Coconut juice
4 oz
Ginger – minced
1 tbsp
Garlic – minced
1 tbsp
Cinnamon stick
1 small
Coriander seeds
2 tsp
Cumin seeds
½ tsp
Poppy seeds
2/3 tsp
3 pods
Cloves – whole
Red pepper – whole
½ cup
Vegetable oil
1/3 cup
Medium onions – cut lengthwise slice
4 ½
Ground turmeric
½ tsp
1 tsp
3 cups

Blend coconut in a electric blender and set aside.

Toast the ginger, garlic and with whole spices in a heavy frying pan. Use no oil. Blend in the blender and set aside.

Saute onion in 1/3 cup oil until light brown.

Blend the onions in the blender. Add the spices from step 2, coconut and ½ cup water and blend to a fine paste.

In the same pan in which the onions were fried, add meat and turmeric and cook for about 10 minutes.

Add the blended mixture from step 4 and 3 cups water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then simmer on low heat until meat is tender (about 1 hour depending on the cut of meat).