Dark brown pieces of beef simmering in aromatic spices will fill you with anticipation long before the sauce has reached its required rich brown appearance. Serve with basmati rice, cucumber raita and mango chutney.
Remove any fat or sinew from the beef and cut into 3 mm (⅛ inch) cubes. Heat the ghee or oil in a flameproof casserole dish over high heat. Add the beef and fry in batches for about 3 minutes, or until brown. Remove the beef and set as