Goan Recipes & Cooking

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Bifes Assado (Roast Beef)

Servings

makes 4 servings

Difficulty

Medium

Prep Time

2 hours

Cook Time

1 hour



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Ingredients

  • 2 lb Beef, do not cut
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 3 Onion, medium, finely chopped
  • 2 Green chilies, chopped
  • 3 Tomatoes, medium, finely chopped
  • 2 dry Red chilli
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
Marinade:
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Black peppercorn powder
  • 1/2 tsp clove powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder

Preparation

  • Prick the meat with the edge of a sharp knife, apply the marinade and leave in a cool place for 2 hours. For best results marinate overnight in the fridge
  • Heat oil in a large pan, fry the next 4 ingredients till onions are tender
  • Add the meat and fry it till the color changes
  • Add 3 or 4 cups of water and sugar
  • Cook for 30 to 45 minutes in a pressure cooker till the meat is tender
  • Slice the beef and fry the slices in the oil that is left in the pan
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