To prep the meat
1-2 lb stew meat
4 Cardamom pods
1 cinnamon stick
1 tablespoon black pepper corns
1 16oz bag mixed veg( corn.peas,carrots,green beans blend)
1/2 onion diced
2-3 tablespoons tomato paste
stock from the meat
tablespoons curry powder
salt to taste
tablespoons olive oil
In a pot add meat and the meat prep ingredients bring up to a boil cook for 1 hour or until meat is tender.
to make the stew in another pot add olive oil, on med heat add onions followed by the mixed vegetables sautee until heated through and the onions are soft.
add tomato paste followed by salt and 1/2 of the curry powder.
mix well on med-low heat for about 10mins to combine and allow the spices and tomato paste to cook.
strain and measure about 3-4 cups of the beef stock if you want it lighter you may do half stock half water.
add in the meat bring up to a simmer cook for 15-20mins. once the stew is almost done add additional tablespoon of curry. adjust any salt.
serve up with rice.