300g beef (cut in thin strips)
1 tsp paprika
3 onions (thinly sliced)
2 cloves of garlic (chopped)
1/4 red bell pepper (sliced)
1/4 yellow bell pepper (sliced)
1/4 green bell pepper (sliced)
1 cup grean peas (fresh/ frozen)
Salt to taste
4 cups Basmati rice
6 cups water
1 stock cube
1 cinnamon stick
3 cardomom pods
1 star anise
2 tbsp ghee / oil
Marinate beef strips in salt & paprika.
Keep aside for an hour.
Heat olive oil in a pan & fry onions till translucent.
Fry for a while & the add marinated beef along with peas.
Stir in a a cup of water.
Cover & cook for 10 mn on medium heat
Garnish with freshly ground pepper & coriander leaves;
Boil water with stock cube & keep aside.
Heat ghee in a sauce pan.
Add Cinnamon, cardomom,star anise & cloves.
When aroma of the spices rises add basmati rice.
Stir continously . When some rice grains change to light brown, add boiled water.
Bring to the boil, cover tightly and simmer until the rice is tender and the water has been absorbed.
Reduce the heat. When rice is 3/4 cooked remove from fire. Close the lid tightly .
Stir occassionaly with a wooden spatule.
When cooked fold in prepared beef & toss several times with a wooden spatule.
Garnish with coriander leaves & serve.