Beef Haandi

Beef handi is a Pakistani dish but you dont find it in restaurants. It is a varition of Chicken Handi and Mutton Handi and you can only try it at home, its lovely and its tasty, do try this and comment……

Ayesha's Kitchen


  • 1 kg boneless beef cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 big onion sliced
  • 2 tomatoes sliced
  • 2 tbspns yogurt
  • Some salt
  • 1 tbspn ginger paste
  • 1 tbspn garlic paste
  • 1 whole green chilli
  • 1 big cardamom
  • A piece of cinnamon
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 peppercorns
  • A pinch of cumin seeds
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 tspn red chilli powder
  • 1 tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn cracked black pepper
  • 4 tbspns chopped coriander
  • 2 green chillies sliced
  • A pinch of methi seeds
  • Some lemon slices


-In a deep pot/ pan add meat, water, onion, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, peppercorns, methi seeds, ginger and garlic and put it for a boil for about 10 minutes. Until the water is dry. If the meat is not tender add some more water and let it boil again. Now add oil and other spices with tomatoes and yogurt and mix well.

-Cook covered on low heat.

-When the tomatoes are mixed and a nice masala is formed, take it out in a dish and garnish with some coriander, lemon and green chillies. Serve hot with roti.

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