A slow cooked curry that will melt in your mouth.
- 12oz Chuck Steak
- 6oz Long Grain Rice
- For the Curry Sauce:
- 1oz Butter or Margarine
- 1 Onion
- 1/2 Cooking Apple
- peeled & diced
- 2 level tbsp Curry Powder - more if you like it hotter
- 1 level tbsp Flour
- 1/2 pint Stock OR Water with Stock Cube
- 1 dessertspoon Chutney
- any large pieces chopped
- 1 tbsp Soft Brown Sugar
- Juice of 1/2 Lemon
- 1oz Sultanas
Level of difficulty Average
Cooking time 120mins
Cost Average budget
Pre-heat oven to 300F - Gas Mark 2
Trim away any fat or gristle from the meat and cut into roughly 1 to 2 inch pieces. Place in a casserole dish & set aside.
Melt the butter or margarine in a saucepan & add the onion. Sauté gently for 3 to 5 minutes until soft & add the apple. Stir in first the curry powder & flour & then the stock. Bring to the boil then add the chutney, sugar, lemon juice & sultanas. Cover with a lid & simmer gently for 5 to 10 minutes.
Pour over the prepared meat. Cover with a lid & place in the centre of the pre-heated oven & cook for 2 hours.
About 15 minutes before serving, put the rice into a pan with plenty of boiling water. Boil briskly for 10 minutes or until grains are soft. Strain then put into a hot dish & allow to steam dry in the warm oven for 5 minutes.
Serve with sweet chutney.
This recipe for the sauce can be used to make a curry with cooked meats. Follow step 2 of the recipe above, but after preparing the curry sauce, cover with a lid & cook gently for 30 minutes. Add your choice of cooked meat or fish & heat through for approx 5 minutes or until the meat or fish has warmed through.
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