Beef Vindaloo Recipe

by Annamma Philipose

Beef Vindaloo Recipe


Chopped 1 Medium Onion
Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
Garlic- 2 Cloves

Vinegar- 1/4 Cup 

Turmeric- 1 Tbsp

Boneless Beef- 1 Kg

Coriander Powder- 1 Tbsp

Chili Powder- 2 Tsp

Ghee-  3 Tbsp

Light Mustard Seeds- 1/2 Tsp 

Water- 4 Cups

Fenugreek- 1/2 Tsp

Ginger- 1 Tsp (chopped)

Salt to taste


(1) Blend onion and garlic in your electric Mixer. 

Grind the spices in a spice grinder and add it to the above mixture.

Add enough vinegar and blend to make a thick and stiff paste.

(2) Remove water completely from the beef cubes and make it dry with a cloth. Put the meat in a large bowl. Coat the meat pieces with the above paste.  Marinate for about 2 hours.

Melt the ghee in a frying pan.  Heat the beef till it becomes brown. Add the water, cover the vessel and cook over low heat until it becomes tender.

Remove the cover and heat again.

Serve hot.


An easy and tasty dish to have with Roti / Chappathi

Add more water if the curry is too dry. If it has excess water, heat in medium flame to cook off excess liquid.


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