Prep 45 mins
Cook 8 hrs
Capetown literally sits on the crossroads of the world. It's cuisine is based in solid Boer tradition. Because of the mass trade between England and India, it's no wonder there is strong Indian influence in all phases of S.A. life especially it's foods. Capetown Masala is available at www.worldspice.com
- oil (for frying)
- 2 lbs chuck roast, trimmed of fat,cut into 1 inch cubes
- 1⁄2 cup flour (for dredging)
- 1⁄4 teaspoon kosher salt (for dredging)
- 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper (for dredging)
- 2 medium yellow onions, chopped
- 2 cups beef stock (homade is best)
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 inch gingerroot, finely grated
- 2 tablespoons capetown masala, freshly ground
- 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 1⁄4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 2 lbs small red potatoes, skins on,quartered
- Mix the Flour, Salt, and Pepper in a plastic bag.
- Dredge the meat a dozen pieces at a time.
- Heat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add oil.
- Brown meat on all sides.
- Drain on a paper towel.
- Repeat'til all are done.
- Place all ingredients except meat and potatoes in crock pot.
- Mix well.
- Add meat and potatoes.
- Stir well.
- Cover, Cook on low for 7-8 hours"til Meat and Potatoes are tender.
- The potatoes will be cooked to a broth.
- Serve with a fresh crusty peasent loaf and a few pints of Pale Ale.
Great idea to mix the Masala with beef. Taste is more sub-continental than typical afrikaaner.