Monday, August 23, 2010
Bamiah Arab - 11th Day Iftar
600g topside beef- roast in dry pan over low heat
3 tbsp coriander powder
2 tsp cumin seeds-Ayu used powder
1 tsp fennel seeds-Ayu used powder
12 dried chillies
1 tsp white peppercorns
1 pieces dried turmeric (size of almond)-Ayu used turmeric powder
*4-5 cloves garlics
*1 piece ginger(size of walnut)
(*grind to fine paste)
salt to taste
3 tbsp ghee or 5 tbsp oil
2 cups water
1 tbsp tomato paste-(Ayu used tomato puree)
*1 medium sized onion-slice thinly
*1 stick cinnamon
*4 tbsp ghee
(*ingredients to be sauted)
300g small ladies fingers(okra) -cut off top and tail and slash half way from tail end up
300g small tomatoes-cut off top
green peas for garnishing
Grind coriander, cumin, fennel, dried chillies and turmeric finely, adding peppercorns last.
Combine meat in a bowl with ground ingrdients, ginger-garlic paste and salt.
Heat ghee or oil, add ingrdients to be sauted. When onions are a little brown, add meat and fry until fragrant, then add water combined with tomato paste. Cover and simmer till meat is tender, stirring occasionally.
Separately, heat 4 tbsp ghee, add ladies fingers and fry for about 8 minutes. When meat is tender and gravy of a thick consistency add ladies finger together with toamtoes. Stir and remove from heat. garnish with green peas.
Sources:_From Zarina's easy cooking