Indian cuisine has a magical way of transporting you through flavour and this recipe is no exception! Spiced beef masala tacos shine with punched-up chili-cilantro oil and cooling cucumber raita!
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Indian Spice Blend
Tomato Sauce Base
Red Chili Pepper
Flour Tortillas, 6-inch(ContainsWheat/Blé)
Salt and Pepper*
Before starting, wash and dry all produce.Heat Guide for Step 1 (dbl for 4 ppl): 1/8 tsp mild, 1/4 tsp medium, 1/2 tsp spicy and 1 tsp extra-spicy! Roughly chop cilantro. Finely chop chili, removing seeds for less heat. (NOTE: We suggest using gloves when prepping chilis!) Coarsely grate one cucumber (dbl for 4 ppl). Cut remaining cucumber into 1/4-inch rounds. Cut tomato into 1/4-inch pieces. Zest, then juice lime.
Heat a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl) then beef and onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are soft and beef is cooked through, 4-6 min.** Carefully drain and discard excess fat. Season with salt and pepper. Add the Indian Spice Mix, tomato sauce base, garlic puree and 1/4 cup water (dbl for 4 ppl). Cook stirring occasionally, until sauce is slightly thickened, 2-3 min.
While beef filling cooks, combine cilantro, lime zest, 1/2 tsp chili and 1/2 tbsp oil (dbl for 4 ppl) in a small bowl. (NOTE: Reference heat guide.) Set aside. Add yogurt, 1/2 tsp sugar (dbl for 4 ppl) and grated cucumber to a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine. . Set aside.
Whisk together 1 tbsp lime juice, 1/2 tsp sugar and 2 tbsp oil (dbl all for 4 ppl) in a large bowl. Add spinach and cucumber rounds. Season with salt and pepper, then toss to combine.
Wrap tortillas in paper towels. Microwave until tortillas are warm and flexible, 1 min. (You can skip this step if you don't want to warm the tortillas!)
Divide beef filling between tortillas. Top with cucumber raita, tomatoes and chilli-cilantro oil. Divide tacos and salad between plates.