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Beef with Spicy Curry

Beef with Spicy Curry


For the beef

  • Place the pieces of meat in a bowl.
  • Add the vinegar, salt and pepper, toss to coat and set aside.
  • Place a pot over medium heat.
  • Add the olive oil, onion and ginger.
  • Sauté for 5-10 minutes, until golden.
  • Add the meat and sauté for a few minutes.
  • Remove from pot and set aside.
  • Place a pan over medium heat.
  • Add the cumin and fennel.
  • Sauté until they release their aroma.
  • Remove from pan and beat in a mortar and pestle until finely ground.
  • Transfer to pot and add the tomatoes, lentils, eggplants and bouillon cube.
  • Cover with lid and simmer for 40 minutes, until the eggplant is almost done. Stir every so often and add some more water if the mixture becomes dry.
  • When ready, add the meat and simmer for 10-15 minutes, until soft and tender.

For the rice

  • Rinse the rice in 1 cup of cold water. This way, it won’t become mushy when cooked.
  • When the water turns white, it means it has released the excess starch.
  • Drain and transfer to a pot.
  • Add the water, olive oil, freshly ground pepper, salt, lemon zest and bay leaf.
  • Place the pot over high heat and stir with a wooden spoon.
  • Let it come to a boil without stirring.
  • Lower heat, cover with lid and simmer until it soaks up all of the water.
  • Add the broccoli and mint 2-3 minutes before the rice is ready.
  • Turn off heat and let it sit, covered for 2-3 minutes.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
19 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
18 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
17 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
7 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
56 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
24 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
7 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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