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Homemade Beef Rogan Josh Curry Recipe

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Beef Rogan Josh Curry Recipe

Rogan Josh is an indulgent recipe for your choice of meat, cooked in a variety of Indian spices. The addition of these delicious and royal spices and the time it takes to cook, make it a perfect dinner meal for your family and even better for your get-togethers and dinner parties

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The original Rogan Josh recipe is prepared with lamb or beef but if you are short of time or are not a beef lover, you can still have the great taste with chicken.

Beef Rogan Josh Curry Recipe

Prep Time – 10 Minutes
Cook Time – 150 Minutes
Yield – 2
Difficulty Level – Medium

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 lb stewed beef (diced)
  • 2 medium onions (sliced)
  • Salt as needed
  • ½ cup yogurt
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 to 5 peppercorns
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 black cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 dry black cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried coriander
  • ½ teaspoon white cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon ginger paste
  • ½ teaspoon garlic paste
  • ¼ teaspoon gram masala
  • 1 lemon (cut in wedges)
  • Water as needed

Recipe Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add beef. Cook for 8 to 9 minutes at medium heat with constant stirring. Take out in a dish and set aside.
  2. Now add bay leaf, garlic paste, ginger paste, cardamom, dry cloveds, cinnamon stick and peppercorns to the same oil and sauté for few seconds until aromatic.
  3. Add onion and cook for further 6 to 7 minutes until translucent.
  4. Add cumin, coriander, cayenne pepper and salt and again sauté for few more seconds.
  5. Add beef and half of yogurt to the spice mixture and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes at high heat with constant stirring.
  6. Add remaining yogurt and about 2 cups of water in the beef mixture. Cover the lid and cook for about 2 hours at low heat (If you are using chicken or lamb, make it 1 hour).
  7. When the beef is tender and cooked properly, uncover and cook for further 4 to 5 minutes at high heat or until the gravy thickens.
  8. Add gram masala and take out in a serving dish. Garnish with lemon wedges and enjoy.

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