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Recipe: Nepali Goat Curry

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Nepali Goat Curry

3 pounds goat meat, cut into chunks 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 knob ginger root, finely shredded 6 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 red chili peppers, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 2 tomatoes, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 tablespoon cumin 1 tablespoon coriander 4 cups water

Heat oil in a large kettle. Add goat, ginger, garlic, chili peppers and onion and stir-fry until meat is brown and onions are tender. Stir in tomatoes, turmeric, cumin and coriander. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for about 1 hour, until meat is tender, adding more water a little at a time if the stew becomes too thick. Serve with steamed rice. Serves 4.