Chinese Chilli Beef
Beef - 250 gm (thinly sliced)
Garlic pods - 5 nos
Green chillies - 4 nos
Soya sauce - 2 tbsp
White pepper powder - 1 tsp
Black pepper powder - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Chicken stock cube - 1 no
Spring onions(chopped) - 2 tbsp
Egg - 1 no Method:
1)Mix together 1 tbsp of soya sauce, 1/2 tsp each of black and white pepper powder, 1 egg and enough cornflour to make a good coating.
2)Marinate the beef with the above mixture for about 10 mins.
3)Deep fry beef in hot oil, until golden brown.
4)Remove and drain the oil.
:- Be careful not to burn the beef.
5)Make a paste of garlic and chillies by chopping them and grinding in a mixer grinder.
6)Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan.
7)Fry the chilly-garlic paste for around 30 secs on medium heat.
:- Do not burn.
8)Dissolve the chicken stock cube in one cup of boiling water and add it to the pan.
9)Add the remaining 1/2 tbsp of white pepper, 1/2 tbsp of black pepper, 1 tbsp of soya sauce and 1 tsp of sugar.
10)Bring it to a boil.
11)Add the fried beef pieces.
12)Allow it to cook for a few more mins, until the gravy thickens.
13)Add the chopped spring onions and stir for 10 secs and remove from heat.
:- Do not add any salt as the Soya sauce and stock provides enough.