South African Curry

with Geelrys
Geelrys, or yellow rice in English, is a classic side dish in South African cuisine. This recipe is developed to honour our South African customers. Enjoy!
Cooking time: 40 min
Cals 896 · Prot 53 · Carbs 134 · Fat 16
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Steak strips
350 Grams
200 Grams
Brown onion
1 Piece
1 Piece
Garlic cloves
1 Piece
Corn starch
15 Grams
1 Tsp
Curry powder
4 Grams
Paprika powder
2 Grams
Beef stock
150 ML
200 ML
Dark soy sauce
20 ML
Chicken stock cube
1 Piece
Olive oil
2 Tbsp
Mango chutney
50 Grams
Chilli powder
2 Grams
Large red chilli
1 Piece
Fresh coriander
15 Grams
Black pepper
0.5 Tsp


Basmati rice
150 Grams
Turmeric powder
4 Grams
Cinnamon stick
1 Piece
Golden raisins
30 Grams
300 ML
Salted butter
20 Grams
Brown sugar
5 Grams


1 Prep
Wash and chop the potatoes into small, bite sized pieces. Peel and chop the onions, carrots and garlic. In a bowl, combine the corn starch with 2/3/4 tbsp of water. Set it aside.
2 Start curry
Heat a large pan over a high heat with a drizzle of oil. Add the onions and carrots and fry for 5 min with a pinch of salt. Add the garliccurry powder and paprika powder to the same pan and fry for 1 min further. Add the beef stockmeasured waterdark soy, half the stock cube and the potatoes. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook for 20 min. Stir occasionally. 
3 Fry steak strips
Meanwhile, heat a second large pan over a high heat with a drizzle of oil. Once hot, add the steak strips with a pinch of salt and fry for 5 min until browned. Transfer the steak strips to a plate. 
4 Geelrys
Meanwhile, rinse the basmati rice. Add the riceturmeric, cinnamon stick, raisins a pinch of salt, the measured water and the remaining half stock cube to a pot with a lid and bring to a boil over a high heat. Once boiling, reduce the heat to low, cover, and cook for 10-12 min.
5 Finish
Once the potatoes are tender, add the corn starch mix to the curry and cook for 3 min further or until thickened. Add the beef strips and cook for 1 min. Once the rice is cooked, remove the cinnamon stick and stir in the butter and sugar (see pro tip!). Add the mango chutney and a pinch of chilli powder to the curry
6 Serve
Slice the red chilli and pick the coriander. Serve the beef curry over the geelrys. Garnish with the chilli (spicy!) and the fresh coriander.
Tips for fussy eaters
Make plain rice instead.
Pro tip
For a less sweet version, add one tablespoon of the mango chutney to the curry and leave out the sugar in the geelrys.

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