Flavoursome beef balti w/ coriander flatbread & a cool cucumber dip🌶🌶

Cooking time: 2hrs

Ingredients:

  • Raw slow cook chopped beef
  • 3 large red onions
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic oil
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of Ghee
  • 1 Whole clove
  • 1 Whole cardamom pods
  • 1 Whole bay leaf
  • 1 Whole cinnamon stick
  • 1 teaspoon of Chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of Chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of Chili powder
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 Beef OXO cube
  • 1 teaspoon Sea salt
  • 4 Chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • Fresh Chives
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of Pataks mild balti paste
  • 2 cup of water
  • 142 g of Greek yoghurt
  • 142 g of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • Cucumber
  • Mint
  • Yoghurt
  • Honey
  • Butter
  • Garlic powder
  • Chopped parsley

Instructions:

  1. Firstly, heat a large pot on low heat with garlic oil and ghee, add the whole spices and cumin to roast for 5 minutes.IMG_2268
  2. Chop the onions very thinly and add them to the pot till they turn golden.IMG_2272
  3. Then, add garlic and ginger to the onions and let it cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Next, add the beef and let it cook till the juices are brown and sticky.
  5. Now, add the seasoning; chili powder, Oxo beef stock cube, a few coriander leaves, salt, balti paste and dilute with the water. Let the beef cook for 10 – 15 minutes.IMG_2274
  6. Once the beef is getting softer, chop the tomatoes into small chunks and add to the pot. Let the curry sit and cook for 20 – 30 minutes, be sure to stir the mixture every 5 minutes to avoid the curry getting stuck at the bottom of the pot and burning.IMG_2278
  7. While the curry is cooking, its time to prepare the flatbread, it’s super simple.IMG_2279
  8. Mix the yoghurt, flour and baking powder together, divide the dough into 6 balls and roll till they are flat. IMG_2281
  9. Heat a frying pan or any flat pan with oil and cook the flatbreads for 1-2 minutes on medium heat.
  10. The curry should be cooked after 30 minutes, squeeze half a lemon to the mix and add the brown sugar, and chopped coriander leaves. Then switch off the heat.IMG_2291
  11. Grab a small bowl and mix chopped coriander, butter, garlic powder, paprika, parsley and a small drop of honey.IMG_2284
  12. Brush the dressing onto the flatbreads. IMG_2293
  13. For the cucumber dip, chop some cucumber into tiny squares, add to some yogurt and finely chopped mint, you could add a pinch of salt.IMG_2292
  14. Finally, everything is complete, plate it up and enjoy the amazing flavours, trust me you won’t regret it. The curry is also great to eat with basmati rice!IMG_2300

Enjoy foodies x

See you soon!

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