•The dish is popular in special occasions like weddings, family gatherings, baby showers and even burials.
•It goes well with rice, pasta, chapati and it can also be eaten as it is.
There are so many ways you can curate a recipe with beef, but honestly, nothing tastes better than a homemade beef, French pea (minji) stew.
The dish is popular on special occasions like weddings, family gatherings, baby showers and even burials.
It goes well with rice, pasta, chapati and it can also be eaten as it is.
- 1kg beef cut into chunks
- 4 large Potatoes, peeled and cubed
- 1 cup frozen peas
- 3 Carrots, chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped finely
- 3 cloves garlic, grated
- 2 Tomatoes
- Vegetable oil
- 1 Tbsp. dried rosemary
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- ½ tsp black pepper
- ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
- ½ Tbsp. Tomato paste
- 3 cups of water
- ½ Tbsp. salt
In a bowl, mix the beef chunks with flour, salt and pepper. Combine and set aside.
In a sufuria, over medium heat, add about 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil then browns the beef then add the chopped onion and grated garlic. Cook until soft.
Add the rosemary and thyme, potatoes, carrots, tomato paste and water.
Blend the tomatoes with the skins on (they're delicious and nutritious) to obtain the puree. Stir to combine.
Reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 18 minutes.
Add in the peas and cover cook.
Serve over chapati or rice and enjoy with friends and family.