Vermicelli and Meat Dish

admin, April 3, 2015

 

Serving Size: 4-6

Ingredients:

For the Meat and Sauce

  1. 750 g (1 1/2 lbs.) beef or lamb, cut into 2″ pieces
  2. 4 tablespoons butter
  3. 2 large onions, very thinly sliced
  4. 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped or pressed
  5. 4 ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  6. 2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
  7. 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper
  8. 1 teaspoon ginger
  9. 1 teaspoon saffron threads, crumbled
  10. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  11. 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
  12. dash of Moroccan yellow colorant (optional)

 

For the Noodles

  1. sauce from the meat
  2. 700 ml (or 3 cups) broth (beef, chicken or vegetable)
  3. 1 tablespoon butter
  4. 500 g (or 1 lb.) broken vermicelli

 

Directions:

  1. Add all of the meat and sauce ingredients to a heavy-bottomed pot or pressure cooker. Stir to combine and place the pot over medium heat for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the meat has browned and is sitting in a thick sauce.
  2. If cooking in a conventional pot: Add enough water to cover the meat and bring the liquids to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook the meat for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until the meat easily breaks apart with a spoon. Stir the meat occasionally while it cooks, and add more water only if you feel it’s necessary. The sauce at the end of cooking should be thick. Discard the cinnamon stick.
  3. If cooking in a pressure cooker: Add enough water to cover the meat. Secure the lid on the pot and cook the meat, with pressure over medium heat, for about 45 minutes, or until the meat is tender enough to break apart with a spoon. If necessary, reduce the sauce until thick. Discard the cinnamon stick.
  4. Transfer about 3/4 of the sauce (without the meat) to another large pot. Add to it the 700 ml of broth and butter and bring to a boil. Taste and adjust seasoning to make the broth salty and peppery.
  5. Wash the vermicelli in a large bowl of cold water, drain, and add to the boiling broth. Cook for four or five minutes, stirring gently a few times, and remove from the heat. Allow the pasta to stand for several minutes longer to completely absorb the liquids.
  6. Arrange the vermicelli on a large serving platter. If necessary, reheat the meat and the remaining sauce before pouring them over the bed of vermicelli. Serve immediately.
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Related recipes you might be interested

  • Greek-Meatballs-recipeGreek Meat Balls recipe Serving Size: 24-30 balls Ingredients 1 lb ground beef 1/2 lb ground pork 1 large onion, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced salt and pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1 1/2 […]
  • Chakka Puzhukku or Chakka Pirattiyathu or Jack fruit Mash Serving size of  Chakka Pirattiyathu :2 Ingredients of  to prepare Chakka Pirattiyathu Section 1 Jackfruit unripe : 3 Cup Chopped Turmeric powder -½ teaspoon Salt : as per […]
  • Fried Liver recipeFried Liver recipe Serving Size: 3-4 Ingredients for Fried Liver recipe: 1 lb of Beef Liver 1 Onion, large, sliced 2 Tablespoons Butter 1 cup Flour ½ cup Shortening or Oil for […]
  • Chicken SamosaChicken Samosa Serving size of Chicken Samosa : 6 Ingredients to prepare Chicken Samosa : For Filling Butter : 2 big spoons Onion 1 Small finely chopped Butter Mushroom 12 cut into small […]
  • Beef tea_18Beef Tea   Serving Size: 2 servings Ingredients: 8 ounces beef chuck steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 cups water   Directions: Combine the beef, […]
  • Fried Meat Cooked in CurdFried Meat Cooked in Curd Serving Size of Fried Meat Cooked in Curd: 2-3 Ingredients of Fried Meat Cooked in Curd: 1 pound boneless beef short ribs, cut into bite size pieces and excess fat removed 2 large […]
  • Black Chana Usli!Black gram usli Serving Size: 3 Ingredients: Black Bengal gram - 1 1/2 cup (soaked in water for 4 - 5 hours) Sugar / Jaggery - 1 tsp Salt to taste Cooking soda - a pinch Amchur powder - 1/2 […]
  • Meat PasteMeat Paste Ingredients: 1 lb beef, cheaper beef will do 2 slices lean bacon or more depending on size 2 1/2 ounces butter 1/4 tsp salt small tsp mace pinch cayenne sprinkling nutmeg, […]
  • chicken curry(muslim style)Chicken Curry (Muslim Style) Serving size:4 Ingredients: 5-7 tablespoon canola oil 2 small onions, thinly sliced 1 big red tomato sliced into 6 or 8 1-2 green chillies, depending on your spice […]
  • Beef_riceBeef Rice Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 3/4 pound sirloin steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce 2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil, plus a few drops Dried […]
  • JalebiJalebi | Homemade Jelabi Jalebi is also called as Zulbia. Jalebi is a popular dish in West Asia, North Africa and South Asia. This is made up of maida batter fried in Ghee or oil and sweetened in sugar syrup. […]
  • Brinjal rice_50Brinjal Rice   Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 2 cup cooked Basmati rice 6 Brinjals cut into cubes 2 tsp tamarind pulp 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp […]