Beef Chilli


There are many interpretations of this wonderful dish all around the world; this recipe includes the old style type of recipe with cocoa powder and ground coffee beans! A great hearty, healthy meal for all the family to enjoy. Can be made very HOT or not at all!


.Minced beef


.Bell peppers and or/ chilli peppers



.Ground Cumin

.Ground/fresh coriander

.Cocoa powder

.Ground Coffee beans

.Fresh tomatoes/tomato paste/juice

.Salt/pepper to taste

.methi kasuri (optional)

.Red kidney beans 

Fry the onions in olive oil. Add the peppers, onions and carrots. Leave for about 5 minutes, stirring. Add the mince beef. Again allow to braise for a few minutes, stirring. Add salt/pepper. Then when the mince is brown add the tomatoes/ and tomato juice. Then add your cocoa power, ground coffee beans, coriander, cumin and optional herbs. Add the red kidney beans. Salt pepper to taste. Stir well. Leave to simmer for around an hour to two hours according to amount of ingredients. Serve with fresh lime and fresh coriander. Can be added to rice or tortilla chips or can be eaten on its own!  


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