December 28, 2011

Food and Wine Keema Beef Curry

When my oldest son was around two-years-old he became obsessed with spicy foods. One day I walked into the kitchen and discovered him eating a habanero pepper like an apple. Even I have a hard time with unseeded habaneros, but not my son. He loves spicy food. My husband shares my oldest son's love of spicy foods, especially curry. They have been known to go out to the Indian restaurant in town, just the two of them to indulge their cravings. I try to cook curry at home at least a couple of times a month and recently the January 2012 issue of Food and Wine magazine had a recipe for Keema Beef Curry, which looked delicious and easy to prepare.

This recipe has 16 ingredients. It takes 45 minutes of total time and makes 4 to 6 servings. I had no problems finding any of the ingredients at my local grocery store. I ground my own beef and used homemade chicken stock. The texture on home ground beef is better and the beef quality can be better controlled than any I can buy pre-ground at my local grocery store. I found that the potatoes took longer than the 15 minutes suggested by the recipe, closer to 20-25 minutes. I followed the remainder of the recipe as written.

My family loved this recipe. It made more than enough for a meal for my family of four, plus enough leftovers for an additional meal. I served the curry over rice and added Greek yogurt to my youngest son's plate to cut down on the heat. This is a very easy recipe that I will definitely make again in the future.

For the recipe go to Keema Beef Curry.


  1. I love spicy food and to be very honest, your Keema Beef Curry looks way more delicious than the same dish I had at a local authentic Indian restaurant!! Greek yogurt is a great idea to cut down the heat of the spices. Yum. I want to try this!!

  2. first time in your space...I just loved all the use of spices used in this recipe.....bookmarking it :-) I'm ur new follower visit my space sometimes :-) Wishing u n ur family a happy new year in advance !

  3. @Jean I love spicy foods also :) Thanks for the sweet comment! Greek yogurt is a great way to cut down on the heat and is healthier than sour cream (plus I prefer the taste). The recipe really is yummy :)

    @Only Fish Recipes I went over to your site and all your recipes look delicious! Both of my sons love anything to do with seafood so I will definitely be looking at your future posts! Followed you back, have a great New Year!

  4. love the ingredients in tis recipe!

  5. I LOVE spicy foods and find that foods that have lots of flavor are far more satisfying to this dieting girl. This recipe looks fantastic! Thanks for sharing. I am a new follower from the Fashionable Home Blog Hop!

  6. This sounds wonderful to me (I love spicy food!) but sadly I'm the only one in my family who likes spicey. I'm a new follower from Hop 'til You Drop

  7. Poppin' on over from Twop Tiny Tyrants, thanks for Following me...I returned the favor:) Great blog...So many yummy looking things...I only wish I was a great cook, but sad to say, I am among the culinary impaired. Thanks so much for taking the time to comment on my blog, I love getting comments from readers:)

  8. Sorry, that's supposed to say "TWO Tiny tyrants" lol. Continue on...

  9. @momto8 The ingredients are delicious and compliment each other nicely.

    @My Inner Bovine I love spicy foods also, they create so much flavor! Followed you back, good luck on the weight loss!

    @Carli I'm lucky that everyone else in my house loves spicy food also. Followed you back :)

    @Jenn Thanks for following back :)It has taken me a long time to be able to cook, with many cooking fails :) I love comments also, they are the best!


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