15 pieces/ 1 kg of red meat, lamb, mutton or beef.
7 potatoes peeled and halved.
3 onions peeled and chopped finely.
200 grams of tomato paste.
4 tablespoons of vegetable oil.
Salt to Taste.
1 tablespoon of freshly ground black pepper.
3 -4 tablespoons of sugar ( very important, to balance out the acidity in the tomato paste .
2 whole chillies ( optional).
3 all spice( pimento ) ( optional ).
A teaspoon of Finely chopped garlic.
WHAT TO DO:
In a large pot on medium heat, heat oil and add onions, all spice and fry till brown, add meat and fry with onions till very brown, this will intensify the colour and flavor.
Next,add your black pepper, garlic, salt and whole chillies...
Add a cup of warm water and now on medium heat simmer meat till water is cooked away , repeat this process twice or thrice....
Or until meat is almost tender.
Now add all the tomato paste and sugar, do not add any water, just on medium heat allow the tomato paste to cook though and infuse into meat by stirring while braising.
After 5 minutes add your potatoes, a cup and a half of warm water and cook on medium to high heat for 10 minutes stirring once or twice, then allow to simmer for another 10 minutes until potatoes are nice and tender.
Serve with rice or buttered bread.
You may add chopped tomatoes if you wish.
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