Prescy's Garlic Beef |

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7 October 2012


Priscilla Gomes

Prescy's Garlic Beef

Prescy's Garlic Beef


1 kg beef (cut into cubes)
Marinate the beef for 6-8 hrs with:
1/2 cup vinegar
4 tbsp soya sauce
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp pepper
1 tbsp grated ginger
2 tbsp crushed garlic
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
<em><strong>FOR THE GRAVY:</strong></em>
3 large onions (cut into round slices)
4-6 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tbsp crushed garlic
4 tbsp vinegar
2 tsp pepper (optional)
8-10 tbsp oil


  • To start off with, you must first fry the meat pieces in oil or butter - till it becomes a nice dark brown colour.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Heat oil.
  • Fry onions till transparent.
  • Add garlic and fry a little.
  • Then add ketchup, vinegar and pepper.
  • Add remaining sauce of the marinated meat.
  • When the oil separates, add the fried meat.
  • Add 3-4 cups of water and cook till tender.
  • After 6-8 hrs or overnight, boil the meat in the same vessel that it was marinated in.
  • After the meat is half cooked, drain the stock and keep it aside.
  • Then add oil to the same vessel and fry the meat for sometime
  • Or, you could fry small batches of meat in a vessel.
  • In another vessel, fry the onions and then follow the necessary recipe as above.
  • You can add water according to how thick you want the gravy.
  • This mouth-watering dish is best eaten with white bread or pita bread.
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