Meat Curry

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This recipe comes from the Indian state of Uttaranchal. A good curry for weekday cooking. Watched this today on a cookery show and tried it immediately as I had all the ingredients.

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  • add   1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • add   1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • add   1/2 teaspoon salt
  • add   2 tablespoons garlic
  • add   1 1/2 cups water
  • add   1 teaspoon chili powder
  • add   2 medium onions
  • add   2 tablespoons oil
  • add   600 g meat
  • add   2 medium tomatoes
  • add   1 teaspoon coriander powder


  1. Grind to a paste the garlic, cumin, coriander, chilli powder, turmeric and salt.
  2. Heat the oil in a vessel.
  3. Add the onions and saute till golden brown.
  4. Add the ground paste and saute till the raw smell goes (around 2 mins) Add the tomatoes and cook till they are totally incorporated into the mixture.
  5. Add the meat pcs.
  6. Mix well and then add the water.
  7. Put a heavy lid on the vessel and cook for half an hour.
  8. (In the program they sealed the vessel to the cover with prepared dough and cooked for 1/2 an hour till the dough dried out- this is dum cooking) I just cooked it normally.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with wedges of lime.