Hot and Spicy Beef Stew

Hot and Spicy Beef Stew

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Hot and Spicy Beef Stew

Warm up with this recipe. This hot and spicy beef stew is packed with yummy veggies and pairs well with basmati rice.

  • Recipe serves:5
  • Prep Time10 Minutes
  • Cook Time90 Minutes


  • Cooking oil 15g 15ml
  • 2 onions 320g
  • 1 piece fresh ginger chopped 5ml
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 5ml
  • Ground coriander 2g 5ml
  • Ground turmeric 2g 5ml
  • Ground cumin 2g 5ml
  • Medium curry powder 10g 20ml
  • KNORR beef stock cubes 16g
  • Stewing beef, cut into cubes 1kg
  • 4 large chillies 6g
  • Water 400g 400ml
  • 3 tomatoes 270g
  • Tomato paste 50g 45ml
  • 1 green pepper 90g
  • 2 carrots peeled and chopped 150g
  • Spinach chopped (15 medium leaves) 100g 550ml
  • Coarse ground black pepper 1,5g 5ml
  • Low fat natural yoghurt to serve
  • Chopped coriander to serve
  • Rice to serve

Preparation Method

  • Heat the oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until soft and golden brown.
  • Add the chopped ginger, garlic, coriander, cumin, curry powder, turmeric and black pepper to the pot and cook for 2 minutes stirring
  • Add the beef and brown
  • Meanwhile, blend the chillies, green pepper, tomatoes, tomato paste and water until smooth
  • Add to the pot and bring to the boil, then reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 1½ hours or until beef is tender.
  • Add the chopped carrots and spinach and cook for a further 10 minutes
  • Top with yoghurt and sprinkle with coriander if desired.
  • Serve with steamed basmati rice.