Masala Beef with Ginger and Curry Leaf Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 1)
Reviewed: Apr. 15, 2008
This was delicious and easy to make. My entire family enjoyed it- I only used 3 small green chilis and deseeded them. There was still plenty of spice and flavour.
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Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2009
I am originally from India and I have never cooked beef in my life before. I wanted to do something different for this New Year and I am glad that I found this recipe. I did exactly as per the recipe and it came out really well. Now you have awakened my beef taste bud!!! Again thanks for the recipe.
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Reviewed: Dec. 19, 2011
I can tell you by just looking at this recipe that it's VERY authentic (minus the bay leaves, which I suspect Allrecipes put instead of the curry leaves). I'm of Indian descent, and this is pretty much how we make meat as a side dish to eat with rice. Here are some tips, though: 1) Cube your beef really small (like 1/2 inch pieces) so that you'll get more flavor onto your meat. 2) Instead of lemon juice, use 1 tomato, chopped up, to add a little acidity. Be sure to cook it down all the way. 3) You can use about 1-2 tsp of red chili powder as per your taste (ie., cayenne powder, NOT chili powder for chili) instead of the green chili peppers, or use a smaller amount of both. They have different flavors, but both provide heat. 4) Don't fry your onions until crisp...just sautee until slightly brown if you want the flavors & masala to penetrate the meat. 5) You can pre-cook your meat with ginger, onions, salt, a little turmeric, and green chilis in a pressure cooker to make the beef more tender.
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Living In: Merrimack, New Hampshire, USA

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Reviewed: Jul. 31, 2009
I've tried over two dozen recipes from this website and this is by far the most impressive. I was stingy and bought a lower grade of beef, which I won't do next time, but despite the fact that it wasn't as tender as I'd like (I also cut it a bit too small), the flavor was FABULOUS. I recommend not letting all of the broth cook off but instead adding the remaining broth to the coconut oil mixture. If you serve it over rice, the rice soaks the sauce right up and it is so delicious! My husband and I like spicy food and will probably also add another chili or two next time. We'll definitely be making this again . . . and again!
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Reviewed: Jan. 4, 2010
great recipe! we added some veggies & threw it in the slow cooker. Very tasty!
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Reviewed: Jul. 22, 2009
this was identical to the the indian resturant down the street
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Reviewed: Jun. 4, 2013
This recipe is apparently my best east indian recipe!
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