Green beef curry - Goan


1 kg beef (cut into cubes)

Masala to grind:

8-9 sprigs of coriander leaves

4 cloves of garlic

4 large green chilies

2 Kashmiri chilies (optional)

1 inch cinnamon stick

14-16 peppercorns

½ teaspoon cumin seeds

14 cloves

½ inch ginger

½ teaspoon turmeric powder



Other ingredients:

Small ball of tamarind in warm water

½ Maggie cube

1 large onion chopped

1 medium tomato chopped

2 medium potato cut in cubes (medium size)

1 ½ tablespoon vinegar

2 sprigs of curry leaves

2 pinch sugar

For marinate:

1 ½ teaspoon ginger & garlic paste

1 small lime (juice)

Salt to taste

Goan Beef

Pre – Preparation:

1. Clean and cut the beef to desired size

2. Apply ginger & garlic paste, lime juice, salt and keep it aside.

3. Pressure cook the beef with 1 ½ cup water for 4 whistles (on medium flame).

4. Clean all the scum that rises on top.

5. Reserve the stock that you get after boiling.


*** If you are using tenderloin just 3 whistles will do.


1. Add oil to a pot / kadai /wok and sauté the onion till they turn translucent.

2. Add the tomatoes and cook for a while till the turn soft.

3. Now add the potatoes and cook for 2 minutes.


4. Add the boiled beef and cook for another 1 minutes.


5. At this point add the ground masala to the pot.


6. Add 1 cup of reserved stock into the mixer and clean the remaining masala and add to the pot.


7. After about 5 minutes add Maggie cube, vinegar and curry leaves.


8. Now add tamarind water as required (approx. 3 – 4 tablespoon) and sugar.


9. Consistency of the gravy can be adjusted by using the reserved stock or water.

10. Cover and cook till the beef and potatoes are cooked.


11. Check salt to taste.

Goan - Goa -Beef

Enjoy life, it’s delicious.



3 Comments Add yours

  1. ESPY says:


    Thanks for this amazing recipe. The green beef curry was delicious. I will be trying more of your recipes.


  2. peps75r says:

    What an AWESOME recipe!!! You are amazing Alves.
    Thank You.


    1. alvesnaaron says:

      You’re welcome


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