Goan Beef Mince

Goan beef mince is a base for many popular Goan recipes and also enjoyed as a main course.
  • Passive
    15 minutes
  • Prep
    20 minutes
  • Cook
    40 minutes
  • Servings
    6-8 People

Ingredients

For the Mince Masala: -
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 6 cloves
  • 3 Cardamom pods
  • 1 tsp Black Peppercorns
  • 1/2 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 1 inch Ginger Piece
  • 6-8 Garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 Green chilies
  • 4 Red dry Kashmiri Chilies
  • 6 tbsp White Vinegar
Other Ingredients: -
  • 500 grams Beef Mince
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 2 large Onions (chopped)
  • 1 large Tomato (chopped)
  • 1 medium sized Green Bell pepper (chopped,optional)
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas
  • 2 small marble sized Tamarind Balls (soak in ¼ cup water)
  • 1/2 cup Coriander (chopped)

Instructions

  • 1 Wash mince. Apply salt to it. Grind all ingredients under ‘for mince masala’ into a fine paste using vinegar and some water. Apply this paste to mince. Mix well and keep aside for about 15 minutes.
  • 2 In a vessel or pan, add oil. Fry onions till soft. Add bell peppers and cook till soft.
  • 3 Add the tomato and cook for another 2 minutes. Add the marinated mince. Fry for about 5-7 minutes.
  • 4 Then add about 1 cup water to mince. Cover and cook on low to medium flame for about 20 minutes.
  • 5 Now, add the green peas and tamarind water. Cover and cook again for another 10 minutes.
  • 6 Add the chopped coriander.
  • 7 Cook without lid for next 5-7 minutes. Adjust the salt.
  • 8 Serve hot with rice or parathas. (See recipe notes below)

Recipe Notes

  1. This mince can be used as a stuffing in various snacks.
  2. Click here for Homemade Samosa Sheets Recipe.
  3. Click here for Goan Beef Mince Samosa Recipe.

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