Chilli Colorado

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 5
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1kg - beef (boneless)
  • 1/2 cup - flour (maida)
  • 600g - tomato puree
  • 200ml - beef stock
  • 50g - dried red chillies
  • 1.5 cups - water
  • 1 - large onion (chopped)
  • 2 - flakes garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tsp - rosemary
  • 1 tsp - oregano leaves, dry
  • 1 tsp - tarragon, dry
  • 1 tsp - clove (ground)
  • 1 tsp - cumin (ground)
  • 1/2 cup - coriander leaves (chopped)
  • salt to taste

How to Make Chilli Colorado

  • Cut the beef into 1.5 inch cubes.
  • Rinse chillies, discard stem, and seeds. Combine chillies and water and bring it to a boil.
  • Now, reduce the heat and cover and cook till the chillies are soft.
  • In a mixer, blend the chillies and water till it is pureed. Rub the puree through a wire strainer.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add onions and garlic. Cook and stir frequently until the onions are soft.
  • Sprinkle meat with flour and add to the pan along with the chilli puree and stir for 10 minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves, clove, rosemary, oregano, cumin, tarragon, tomato puree, salt and the beef broth.
  • Bring to a boil over high heat and simmer, stirring frequently until the meat is tender.
  • Serve hot, garnished with chopped tomatoes and onion.