1 or 2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cm fresh ginger, minced
3 tbsp fresh coriander or parsely, minced
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 to 3 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp black pepper or chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp salt
500g beef, cut into cubes
3/4 cup water or beef stock
medium tomatoes, cubed
Heat oil on medium heat. Add onion, garlic, ginger and fresh coriander. Stir and fry 5 to 10 minutes until soft and transparent but not brown.
Add turmeric, garam masala and black pepper or chilli. Mix well. Cook 1 minute.
Add meat to onion and spices. Stir and fry 3 to 5 minutes until lightly browned.
Add water or stock to meat. Mix well. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low. Simmer 30 minutes.
Add tomatoes. Mix well. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes until meat is tender. Remove cover. Cook until most of liquid is absorbed.