½ kg beef or mutton cut into medium pieces
2 cups mixed chopped vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, cauliflower etc
2 green chilies slit lengthwise
2 medium size tomatoes chopped
2 big onions sliced
1 teaspoon ginger paste
1 teaspoon garlic paste
2 pieces of cinnamon,
6 or7 pepper corns
2 teaspoon chopped mint leaves
Salt to taste
2 tablespoons oil
2 tablespoons coconut paste (optional)
2 tablespoons flour
Wash the meat and vegetables and cook them all together with the peppercorns, green chilies, tomatoes ginger garlic paste, salt, cinnamon, cloves, mint, salt, coconut, and sufficient water till the meat is cooked. Make a thin paste of the flour and about ¼-cup of water. In another pan heat the oil and fry the onions till golden brown. Add the flour paste and fry along with the onions for some time. Add the cooked meat and vegetables and simmer for 5 minutes. Serve hot with bread or hoppers.
Make dumplings as follows and add along with the meat and vegetables while cooking.
To make the dumplings, you will need 1 cup of flour, 1 teaspoon butter and a pinch of salt. Mix all together with a little water to form soft dough. Form into small balls and flatten slightly. Add to the stew while cooking.