Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Beef Mince (Basic recipe)

Beef mince is used in a lot of my recipes so here's a basic recipe to cook beef mince. Use it to make potato chops, beef cutlets or beef patties.
Beef Mince - basic recipe
½ kg beef mince
2 onions, cut fine
1 teaspn magic masala
2 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
1 teaspn salt
1 teaspn sugar
1 tablespoon vinegar
2 green chillies, chopped fine
a few corriander leaves, chopped fine
1 to 2 tbspns oil

  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker and fry the onion.
  • Put together all the remaining ingredients except corriander leaves.
  • Mix and add to the fried onion. 
  • Close the pressure cooker and cook on simmer for 15 minutes after the first whistle.
  • Let off steam and open the pressure cooker. Evaporate the liquid if any.
  • Garnish with chopped corriander leaves.


  1. want to try this but what is in the magic masala?

  2. Hi Vilma, Sorry I missed putting up the details of the magic masala. Now you have a link leading to the recipe. Happy cooking and bon appetit! Do "like", leave comments and share this blog with others if you find these recipes useful.


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