Chilli Con Carne Recipe

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Chilli Con Carne
How to make Chilli Con Carne
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Minced lamb meat cooked in onions, tomato puree, beans and chilli. Served with steamed rice. Enjoy eating as a dinner meal.

Ingredients of Chilli Con Carne

  • 4 dried red chilies
  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 500 gm minced lamb
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 4-6 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp ground coriander
  • 2 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tin kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 Tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tin-chopped tomato or 4 fresh tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 500 ml chicken stock

How to Make Chilli Con Carne

  • 1.Soak the dried chilies in 100 ml of hot water for about 20 minutes and reserve the water. Then chop the chilies finely.
  • 2.Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onions and garlic until softened.
  • 3.Add the spices, salt, chilies and tomato puree to the onions and fry together for 2-3 minutes.
  • 4.Add the mince and fry until the mixture is well browned. This should take about 10-15 minutes.
  • 5.Tip in the beans and mix thoroughly.
  • 6.Add the tomatoes, chicken stock and reserved chili water, stir well and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • 7.When it's reached the consistency you prefer, remove from the heat and serve with rice and a little soured cream dip.
  • 8.For Sour cream dip recipe: Click here