Smoked beef with wild edibles

Nutritional benefits of Jatira: The leaves and stems of the water celery are a good source of protein with vitamins A, B & C, iron, calcium, phosphorus and potassium.
Also, the cooked white roots are a source of carbohydrates.


  • Smoked Beef (1kg)
  • Jalei (1 bunch)
  • Jatira (2 bunches)
  • Onion (4 medium)
  • Ginger (1 medium)
  • Garlic (half a clove)
  • 3 bay leaves
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Oil


  • Boil the smoked beef and keep it aside when it is tender
  • Grind the onion, garlic and ginger.
  • Heat oil in a vessel and add the bay leaves.
  • Add the grounded onion, ginger and garlic paste and fry till it turns golden brown.
  • Add the beef and leave it for two minutes.
  • In the mean time, quickly chop the jatira and jalei
  • Add the chopped jatira to the beef and stir for another five minutes.
  • Now, add the jalei and leave it for just a minute.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.