Kheema Biriyani

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By Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

Published 2009

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  • 1 lb fat-free minced beef (ask an Indian butcher to make it fresh from braising steak)
  • ½ cup crispy-fried onions (you can now buy these ready-


  • Heat the oil and cook the onions until they turn brown. Miss this stage if using pre-fried onions.
  • Meanwhile boil the moong dhal in salted water until tender but with a bite.
  • Cook ginger, garlic, onions and meat in oil for ten minutes.
  • Add garam masala and chillies, and cook for three minutes before throwing in the tomatoes.