Garam Masala Braised Beef

Garam Masala Braised Beef

Portions: 6 Portions
Type of dish: Main Dishes
Preparation: 25 min
Total: 4 h (+30 min de repos)
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  • 1.5 kg blade roast, about 3 inches (8 cm) thick
  • 3 shallots, chopped
  • 6 dried figs or prunes, halved
  • 1 tbsp double concentrated tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp roasted garam masala
  • 1 blond beer
  • Approximately 2 cups of beef broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Oil or butter
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 325 °F (165 °C).
  2. Season meat with salt and pepper on all sides.
  3. In an iron cast pot, add some oil or butter, brown meat on all sides and remove from pot.
  4. Add shallots and sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Deglaze using 1 cup of broth. Add double concentrated tomato paste, roasted garam masala, bay leaves, beer, meat and dried figs (or prunes). Pour in broth, leaving 1/4 inch of meat above the broth.
  6. Cover and bake on middle rack for 4 hours.
  7. Remove from oven and let rest for 30 minutes.


Serving ideas:

Turnip-carrot mash or celeriac-potato mash.

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