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dry curry

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 531 kcal
  • Total Time: 1 h 45 m
    • Prep: 1 h 15 m
    • Cook: 30 m
  • Japanese: Dorai karē
Dry Curry


  • 14 ounces ground beef
  • 2 ounces onion
  • 2 ounces eggplant
  • 1 ounce carrot
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup vegetable soup stock
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 servings steamed rice
Step 1

step 1:

Chop the vegetables.

Step 2

step 2:

Heat the 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan over a medium flame and add the ground beef. Sear until the beef turns a brownish color.

Step 3

step 3:

Add the chopped vegetables. Sear until the onion turns a clear color.

Step 4

step 4:

Change to a low flame and add the curry powder and salt. Stir.

Step 5

step 5:

Add the soup stock and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes until the soup is reduced.

Dorai karē

Serve over the steamed rice.


Because this dish uses a very small amount of soup, it is drier than other curry dishes and thus has been given the Japanese-English name “Dry Curry.” It is said that this dish is based on the Keema Curry Indian dish.


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