Heat the oil in a heavy, lidded pan.
Add the cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and curry leaves and cook gently for a minute.
Add the remaining spices and cook for 30 seconds.
Add the onion, garlic and ginger, season well and cook for six to seven minutes. Add the beef and stir well. Tip in the chillies.
Add the coconut milk, bring to the boil, cover with a lid and simmer for 45 minutes, add the potatoes after twenty minutes. Just before serving, stir in the spinach leaves and lemon juice and taste the seasoning.
Serve with the coriander sprinkled over and a pile of warm chapatis
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600g Roosters, cut into 2cm cubes
450g diced lean braising beef
1 large white onion, finely sliced
2 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 thumb of ginger, grated
2 green chillies, sliced (more if you like it hotter)
1 tin of light coconut milk
A large handful of baby spinach
Salt and pepper
Coconut or olive oil
A handful of coriander leaves and a squeeze of lemon juice to serve
For the spice mix:
2tsp ground cumin seed
½tsp chilli powder
1 cinnamon stick
4 cardamom pods
12 fresh curry leaves