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Curried Beef Potjie with Mango

I love my beef potjie, and with a bit of curry powder thrown in, this potjie is extra special. Like all curries you can replace the beef with any other meat. I threw this in a size 4 but still did the job for 2 of us.

Ingredients (Feeds 2)

– 0.5kg Diced Beef
– 1 Mango
– 2 Garlic Cloves
– 2 Onions
– Beef Stock Cube
– 200ml Boiling water
– Can of Cherry tomatoes (substitute with fresh cherry tomatoes)
– Half a can of coconut milk
– Mrs. Balls Chutney
– Olive oil
– 1 Tsp Ground Coriander
– 1 Tsp Cumin Seeds
– 1 Tsp Chilli Powder
– 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
– 1 Tsp Mixed Masala
– 5 De seeded, crushed cardamom pods


– Slice the onions
– Crush the garlic
– Cut the mango into 2cm cubes
– Drain the juice from the cherry tomatoes
– Crush the beef stock cube in the boiling water

Potjie Time

– Add some olive oil to the pot
– Brown the beef cubes
– Remove the beef from the pot
– Throw the onions in and brown
– Add all the spices and mix into a paste (add a little bit of water to help out)
– Add the beef and Beef stock
– Allow to simmer on low heat for 4 hours
– Add the mango, tomatoes & Chutney
– Allow to simmer for 45 minutes
– Add the coconut milk

**Serve up with rice, naan bread and some bananas.


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