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Pakistani Ground Beef Curry

Rated as 4.48 out of 5 Stars
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"This Pakistani beef curry has been a family favorite for years. It's super easy and everyone loves it. Serve over steamed white rice."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 440
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Add beef and tomatoes. Cook, uncovered, until tomatoes break down, about 15 minutes.
  2. Add curry powder, paprika, salt, pepper, chile powder, and cayenne. Cover and simmer until flavors combine, about 30 minutes. Uncover and stir in peas with liquid. Cook until heated through, 3 to 5 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If omitting peas, you may want to add 1/2 cup water.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 440 calories; 34.2 11.7 22 69 658 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

10.23.18 I followed this recipe to the letter, and there’s one thing that I will change. There’s a lot of fat that cooks out of the ground beef that IMO needs to be drained. The recipe doesn’t ...

Most helpful critical review

The cook times are glaringly inaccurate and the finished product just tastes like fat and peas. Yuck! Needs way more spice.

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10.23.18 I followed this recipe to the letter, and there’s one thing that I will change. There’s a lot of fat that cooks out of the ground beef that IMO needs to be drained. The recipe doesn’t ...

The general methodology is an authentic one, although most would likely use garlic and ginger instead of the curry powder. The process of cooking onion first and then the rest of spices with the...

This recipe was amazing and a quick meal for the family. I used one can of diced tomatoes since I didn’t have fresh ones and I used frozen peas instead of canned peas because I don’t like the te...

Pretty tasty for an easy weeknight meal. I substituted shredded carrots for the peas, cooked them with the onion at the start. Added 1 cup of water at the end to make it more saucy. I would say ...

The recipe was an easy make and although I am not use to using curry, I must say the flavor is vibrant and strong. The prepared dish was a very good quick and easy meal. I will be making it more...

This was the perfect dish to make on a week night! The only substitution I made was replacing the canned peas with canned french cut green beans and 1/2 cup of shredded carrots. I didn't drain t...

This was quite good. I used canned diced tomatoes and frozen peas. I didn't think it had enough sauce so added some water. It was still fairly dry. The moisture was quickly absorbed by the rice....

I hope that the taste isn't dramatically different without cayenne pepper, thats the only thing I left out. otherwise this recipe is delish. 4 year old and 1 year old ate it all up!

Honestly really happy with this dish, but it is missing something. I'm going to play around with it, try a tbsp of garam masala (spice recipe available on this site as well) and simmer the beef ...