Made for Jaime Thomas on Cup of Joe Caribbean


1 lb minced meat

2 tbsp fresh green seasoning

Salt and black pepper

Few dashes of pepper sauce

1 tsp geera

2 – 3 garlic cloves, minced


1 tbsp curry powder

1 tbsp anchar masala

1 tsp geera powder/cumin

1 tsp turmeric powder


1 large onion, diced

1 large sweet pepper, seeded and diced

1 can diced tomatoes

1 small can tomato sauce

1 pack penne pasta or other short shaped pasta

Vegetable oil


  1. Season the minced meat with the green seasoning, garlic, geera, a little salt, black pepper and pepper sauce. Let marinate for at least half hour.
  2. Cook pasta in boiling salted water just until tender, drain and set aside.
  3. Mix the ingredients together for the curry paste with a little water, just enough to form a thin paste.
  4. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat.
  5. Add the onion and cook for a minute. Add the curry mixture and stir vigorously in the pan until the water has evaporated about 1 – 2 minutes.
  6. Add the minced meat and stir into the curry mixture. Let cook for a few minutes. Add the sweet peppers and tomatoes to the meat, mixing well. Add just a little water, cover and let cook for 5 – 10 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  7. When the meat sauce is finished, add the pasta into the meat sauce and gently mix making sure the pasta is well coated with the sauce. Cover and let heat through.
  8. Serve hot.

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