If you want to make your dining remarkable then Beef Jalfrezi is a superb choice for you. This dish is famous for its eastern western fusion, its look and taste that’s why you can easily find it in any part of the world.
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This is one of the most popular restaurant dish in India, Pakistan and United Kingdom. The main ingredient of Beef Jalfrezi is beef that’s is cooked with a variety of spices and green bell pepper to make this authentic dish for your perfect family dinner.
Tip: To have fresh color of green vegetables, simply add little bit of sugar and never overcook the vegetables. That will give it a fresh green color.
Prep Time – 15 Minutes
Cook Time – 20 Minutes
Yield – 4
Difficulty Level – Easy
- 2 pounds beef (cut in 1 inch cubes)
- 1 onion (cut in cubes)
- 3 tomatoes (chopped)
- Salt as need
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 cup plain yogurt
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon jalfrezi masala
- 1 green bell pepper (cut in cubes)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon garlic paste
- 1 teaspoon ginger paste
- 2 green chilies (cut lengthwise)
- 1 cardamom
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1 egg
- 1 teaspoon dried coriander powder
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- ½ teaspoon sugar
- ¼ teaspoon garam masala
- Take beef pieces in a bowl and add salt, jalfrezi masala, black pepper, lemon juice and yogurt. Mix well until properly combined and the beef pieces are coated, then place in a refrigerator for an hour or 2
- Heat oil in a pan and add garlic, ginger, coriander powder and cumin seeds. Sauté for 1 minute then add tomatoes, cover the pan and simmer for about 6 to 7 minutes or until the tomatoes are tender.
- Smash the tomatoes and add the marinated beef along with the marinade sauce and cook for about 15 minutes at high heat with constant stirring.
- In another pan add 1 tablespoon oil and add cardamom and onion, sauté for 2 minutes then add sugar and green bell pepper and again sauté for 2 more minutes. Take out in a dish and set aside till use.
- Beat the egg in a bowl and season with salt and black pepper. Now heat oil in the same pan and fry the egg. Take out and cut in cubes.
- Add the green bell pepper mixture and egg pieces into the beef mixture and cook for 1 more minute.
- Finally add green chilies and garam masala and remove from heat. Don’t overcook; let the color of bell pepper be fresh green and still crisp.
- Take out in a serving dish and serve as it is or as a side dish.