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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Beef With Whole Spices(কাটা মশলায় গরুর মাংস)

  1. Beef-2 lb
  2. Onion-2 medium
  3. Potato-3 medium(cut into 4 pieces and lightly fried)
  4. Whole red chili-8-9 pieces or according to your choice(slited from middle)
  5. Ginger-2 Tbs(finely chopped)
  6. Garlic-2 Tbs(finely chopped)
  7. Cumin seeds-1 Tbs
  8. Cardamom-6-7 pieces
  9. Cinnamon stick-3-4 pieces
  10. Bay leaves-3 pieces
  11. Plain yogurt-1/2 cup(optional)
  12. Oil- around 1/2 cup
  13. Salt-1 and 1/2 ts or according to your taste
  1. Cut beef and wash properly. Drain water. Add ginger,garlic,yogurt and salt to the beef. Keep it for marinate about an hour.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add cardamom,cinnamon stick,bay leaf and cumin seed. Stir for a while. Then add onion,whole red chili and stir until it turns light brown.
  3. Add beef and stir well to coat with all spices. Cover the pan with lid and cook until all liquid evaporated. Add fried potato and stir around 5 minutes.
  4. Add around 4 cups warm water and cover the pan with lid. Cook in low heat until beef become tender.


  1. I made this a couple of days ago. I let it simmer for a long time (a couple of hours) and the meat became tender and delicious. It was very spicy but that was perfect for me as I love spicy food!