Madras Beef Curry

Serves 6 Prep Time 5 minutes   Cook Time 20 minutes   Rated:

This is my interpretation of a Madras Curry, and can be slow cooked for hours in the oven if you prefer. Use a casserole beef if slow cooking. But this version has great flavour and can be quickly on the family dinner table after a hard day's night...don't you think?

This recipe also appears in the Nifty But Thrifty cookbook.

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Place garlic, onions, ginger, chillies, EVOO, almonds, salt and tamarind into Thermomix bowl and chop 10 sec/speed 9. Scrape down sides of bowl and sauté 5 min/Varoma/speed 1.


Add remaining ingredients and cook 20 min/90ºC/Reverse/speed 1.5.


This is a quick curry, so do not be tempted to use a cheaper cut of meat. If you do go with cheaper, then you will need to cook it for longer until the beef is tender.

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