Recipe

Curried beef mince with rice and banana

There's nothing quite as comforting as curry. This outside-of-the-box recipe features banana, apple and sultanas to create a fruity curry that delivers a flavour hit

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 500 gram beef mince
  • 1/4 cup red curry paste
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 3 cup water or stock
  • 1 small apple, cored, chopped
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sultanas
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon white vinegar
  • cooked rice, coriander leaves, lime wedges to serve

Method

  • 1
    In a saucepan, heat oil on high. Sauté onion and garlic for 3-4 minutes until tender. Add mince, then cook for 4-5 minutes until browned, breaking up lumps with a spoon. Stir in paste and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • 2
    Stir in vegetables, followed by stock. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes until vegetables are tender.
  • 3
    Mix in fruit, sultanas, sugar and vinegar, then simmer for 10-15 minutes until thickened. Serve curry on a bed of rice, topped with coriander and accompanied with lime wedges.

Notes

  • This curry freezes well and is also tasty on toast.