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Monday, March 21, 2011

Beef Vindaloo (বিফ ভিন্দালু)

  1. Beef- 1 kg
  2. Onion(chopped)- 1 cup
  3. Ginger paste-2 Tb
  4. Garlic paste-2 Tbs
  5. Red chili powder- 1 & 1/2 ts or according to your taste
  6. Turmeric powder-1 & 1/2 ts
  7. Cumin powder-1 ts
  8. Coriander powder-1 ts
  9. Garam masala powder- 1 ts
  10. Mustard seed paste- 1ts
  11. White vinegar- 2 tbs
  12. Tomato puree- 1/4 cup
  13. Bay leaves- 2 piece
  14. Cardamom-1 piece
  15. Cinnamon-2 piece
  16. Clove-2 piece
  17. Mustard oil- 2 ts
  18. Clarified butter/Ghee- 4 Tbs
  19. Salt-1 and 1/2 ts or according to your taste
  1. Cut and wash beef. Drain water from beef.
  2. Take beef to a mixing bowl. Add all the ingredients except onion, ghee and whole masala to the beef. Mix all of them very well and keep it marinated around 2 hours.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan. Fry all beef until become brown. Remove beef from the pan and set aside.
  4. Take a pressure cooker and place remaining ghee from the frying pan. Saute bay leaves,cardamom,cinnamon stick and clove around 1 minute in medium heat. Add onion and fry until become light brown.
  5. Add marinated beef and cook until water become fully reduced. Take 2 cup water to the mixing bowl where you marinated the beef.(so that the remaining masala you can add to the beef) Add the water to the beef and bring to a boil. Cover the pressure cooker with lid. Wait for about 5-6 whistle come out or approximately 15-17 minutes.
  6. Turn off the burner and let the pressure cooker to go down pressure by itself.
  7. Serve hot.


  1. Question??
    there was this beef dish that is served in small restaurants.. I ate it mostly when we travel by bus at night by the rest stops... so i was always half asleep but i seem to remember that it was beef with some sort of curry and we ate it with some sort of pitha... it was really good can you tell me if you have the recipe on this blog?