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  • 3 tablespoons - butter or margarine
  • 1 cups - chopped onion
  • 1 cloves - minced garlic
  • 1 pounds - ground beef (I most often use chicken ... or sometimes TVP)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • dashes - each of pepper, cinnamon, ginger and turmeric
  • 2 cups - cooked tomatoes
  • 2 cups - frozen peas or green beans
  • 2 - potatoes, diced
  • - cooked rice, for serving with
  • Directions:

    Saute in a skillet the butter, onion and garlic.

    Add ground beef or chicken; brown well.

    Stir in salt, pepper, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, tomatoes, peas or beans and potatoes.

    Cover and simmer 25 minutes.

    Serve with rice. Garnish with coconut, if desired.

    Note: To replace 1 pound of ground meat, use 1/3 pound of TVP and 1-1/3 cups of boiling water or broth. Place dry TVP in a bowl and pour boiling water or broth over the granules. Stir and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Use as directed in recipe.

    Brief Description

    Ground beef with potatoes, tomatoes and peas.

    Main Ingredient:

    ground beef or chicken

    Category:  Main Dish

    Cuisine:  Pakistani

    Prep Time: 25 min
    Cook Time: 45 min


    Trudy Winterburn

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    Posted On:

    September 25, 2021

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