Spicy Turmeric Ground Beef and Potatos

Spicy Turmeric Ground Beef and Potatos

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6 review(s) averaging 4.8. 83% would make again

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A spicy ground beef with green peppers and potatos. Ground lamb can also be used.

"This is a great recipe! Even though the large amount of ingredients was a bit hard to collect together, and I didn't find the Laxmi powder it is all well worth it because the flavors were fabulous as they were! We were all delighted with this. I will be making this again! "

- MauraSpeckt

Ingredients

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2 - 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1 large onion; chopped
8 cloves garlic; minced
8 slices ginger; minced
5 pods dried chili pepper; crushed
2 large potatoes; sliced
2 medium green peppers; cubed
spices
2 Tbsp ground turmeric powder
1 tsp Laxmi red chili powder
1 tsp black mustard seed
1 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
Optional
1 jalapeno pepper; minced
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
Miscellaneous
1 Tbsp cooking oil
water; as needed

Original recipe makes 8 Servings

Servings  

Preparation

1. Fry chopped onions in cooking oil. Add spice mixture and any optional items, along with garlic, ginger and red chile pepper. Cook the spices for a twenty seconds or so.

2. Add the ground beef, separating it with a spatula while browning.

3. Add potatos and green pepper, and a dash of water.

4. Lower heat to medium low, and cook 40-45 minutes, stirring occasionally, watching the liquid level.

5. The dish is finished when the liquid is almost absorbed.

6. Serve over steamed rice.

Notes

The degree of browning at the end is a preference. Some like it slightly browner, others like it a little more soupy.

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Spicy Turmeric Beef photo by tiaclare tiaclare

photo by mogriff1 mogriff1

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My husband and I really enjoyed this meal. A little too spicy for the kids but I will definitely make it again.
Pjarnett 3 weeks ago
You can use cayenne pepper in place of the Laxmi. I can't find it anymore either. They had it back in the Bronx.
tiaclare 1 month ago
This is a really tasty dish! I added peas to it. Hubby and I really liked it!
mogriff1 1 year ago
Tasty! Would like to try with chicken too.
meesh8280 1 year ago
This is a great recipe! Even though the large amount of ingredients was a bit hard to collect together, and I didn't find the Laxmi powder it is all well worth it because the flavors were fabulous as they were! We were all delighted with this. I will be making this again!
MauraSpeckt 1 year ago
I think we made it really spicy but it wAs REALLY good!!! easy And quick. The dash of water should be 2 cups. The meal was delightful.
Austinmartinez0707 2 years ago
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