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The Morning Wrap: Maharashtra Clarifies Ban Only On Beef; Aviation Min Lights Up Matchbox Row

This dish is popular in India thanks to the quaint cafes run by Iranian immigrants. It is served with bread to hundreds of hungry office goers.Heat 3 tbsp oil and add 1 bay leaf + 4 cloves + 1" cinnamon + 3 cardamom + 1" chopped ginger and fry for 10 seconds. Add 1 chopped onion and fry on medium heat until onions are brown. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder + 1 tsp chili powder + 1 tsp garam masala (curry powder) + 1tsp corriander powder + 1 tsp cumin powder and mix. Add 4 tbsp tomato puree and mix. Add 500 gm minced meat (beef / lamb / turkey) and stir fry for 5 min. Add 1 chopped potato and salt to taste. Add water and cook until done. In the meantime, pour boiling water over fresh peas and let it stand for 5 min. Refresh with cold water.Serve the mince garnished with peas and corriander leaves.

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