Hot and Spicy Beef Curry

Hot and Spicy Beef Curry

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This beef curry made with green chillies, masala and turmeric has a bit of a bite in its flavour and tastes decadent topped with coriander and served with steaming basmati rice.

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time5 minutes
  • Cooking time90 minutes


  • 15 ml Vegetable oil
  • 4 Onions, halved, thinly sliced
  • 1 Piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, peeled
  • 15 ml Coriander seeds
  • 15 ml Garam masala
  • 5 ml Robertsons Turmeric
  • 1 Pinch Salt to Taste
  • 1 Kg Stewing beef, cut into 2 cm pieces, excess fat removed
  • 4 Large fresh green chillies, sliced
  • 400 ml cold water
  • 1 KNORR Spaghetti Bolognaise Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • 1 Green pepper, quartered, de-seeded, thinly sliced
  • 250 ml Low-fat natural yoghurt, to serve
  • 250 ml Chopped fresh coriander, to serve
  • 250 ml Steamed basmati rice, to serve


  • Heat the oil in a large heavy-based saucepan over medium-low heat.
  • Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until soft and golden brown.
  • Place the ginger, garlic, coriander, garam masala, turmeric and salt in a mortar and gently pound with a pestle until a smooth paste forms.
  • Add to the onion and cook, stirring.
  • Add the beef, chilli, water and sachet contents of KNORR Spaghetti Bolognaise Dry Cook-In Sauce and stir to combine.
  • Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 1½ hours or until beef is tender.
  • Add the green pepper to the beef mixture and cook, covered, for 15 minutes or until tender.
  • Divide curry among serving bowls.
  • Top with yoghurt and sprinkle with coriander.
  • Serve with steamed basmati rice.