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Beef Kalo bhuna

Beef Kala Vuna

Course Main Course
Cuisine Bangladesh
Keyword beef kala vuna, kala vuna recipe,kalo bhuna
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Magida

Ingredients

  • 1.5 kg beef cut into chunks (about 3-4 inches)

for the marinade:

  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 chili powder
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garam masala powder
  • 1 cup fried onions
  • 1/2 cup sliced onions
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 4 pieces bay leaves
  • 4 pieces cinnamon stick
  • 6 pieces green cardamom
  • 3 pieces star anis
  • 3 pieces black cardamom
  • 6-8 pieces cloves
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup mustard oil

additional spices:

  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg pwder
  • 1/4 tsp mace powder or nutmeg powder again, if mace powder is not available
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp radhuni powder I replaced this with mustard seeds

For sauteeing:

  • 1/4 cup mustard oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced onions
  • 5-6 cloves garlic sliced
  • 6-8 pieces dried chili
  • 1/4 tsp radhuni powder optional

Instructions

  1. Mix marinade and rub them onto beef pieces.
  2. Leave to rest for at least 1 hour.
  3. Cook over high heat for 10 minutes, then for 30 minutes over medium heat, stir, and cook for another 30 minutes in the same medium heat.
  4. Add 1 cup hot water, stir and cook again for further 30 minutes.
  5. Add additional spices to the pot. Leave to cook again for another 30 minutes - the cooking time now totals 2 hours (not including the first 10 minutes over high heat).
  6. In a separate pan, saute onions, garlic, and dried chili. Stir consistently until the onions and garlic are golden. Pour them over the beef pot and leave on medium heat for 5 minutes