This very easy stew is perfect for mid-week meal. It’ll be done within half an hour maximum and has a taste of incredible meal. The secret is in the End-Splash added, makes all the difference, so never skip it. Enjoy!


  • 250 gm Minced Beef

  • 3 tins (450 gm) Baked Beans with Tomato sauce

  • 1 medium Onion, finely chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, grated

  • Spices: 2 tsp meat spices+ 1 tsp paprika+ 1 tsp grounded coriander + ½ tsp grounded cumin+ ½ tsp Black pepper+ ½ tsp grounded cardamom+ ¼ tsp grounded ginger+ 2-3 Bay-leaf leaves

  • Salt to season

  • For End-Splash: 4-5 tbsp fresh Coriander, coarsely chopped+ 1 tsp grounded coriander+ 5-6 cloves Garlic, grated

  • Cooked Rice with Vermecilli to serve with (recipe in My Recipes)


  • 1.

    Prepare rice as directed in Rice with Vermecilli recipe.

  • 2.

    While rice is cooking, prepare the stew. First, heat 3-4 tbsp oil in a deep pot. Add chopped onion and stir then add garlic with little salt and stir for 2-3 minutes. Add all spices and stir for another minute then add beef and stir well& cook over medium heat and continue stirring till beef is done, about 5-7 minutes.

  • 3.

    Add baked beans+ Bay-leaf leaves+ 1 tsp salt and cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • 4.

    In a small pan, prepare End-Splash: heat 2 tbsp oil then add garlic and stir for a minute. Add fresh coriander+ grounded coriander and stir for few minutes till garlic is light golden. Immediately pour mixture over baked beans and stir. Add one ladle of beans to the pan, it’ll make a “teshsh” sound, add back to the pot and stir for 1 minute.

  • 5.

    Serve with cooked rice or with bread.


You can use dried beans, but you need to wash and soak in water+ 1 tsp baking soda over night. Next day, remove soaking water and transfer to deep pot and add boiling water to cover. Cook for about 1 hour over low heat or till almost done. Add beans with cooking water to cooked beef. Add ½ cup Tomato puree (or blended fresh tomatoes) + 1tsp sugar and let all cook together over low heat for about 15-20 minutes more. Proceed with same steps for End-Splash addition.

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