Cumin Beef Potato

Simple and easy to prepare, this recipe tastes like mom’s food.


Click here to read the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 4

preparation time: 1 hour



1 pound beef sirloin (top sirloin, tenderloin or chuck steak), cut into cubes

salt, pepper and cumin to taste

1 teaspoon vinegar

1 large onion, chopped

4 chopped garlic cloves

1 tbs. canola oil

4 diced yellow potatoes



1 – Season the meat with salt, pepper, cumin, garlic and vinegar and mix well. Leave in a covered bowl for 20 minutes, in the refrigerator.

2 – In a pressure cooker, heat canola oil and place the meat.

3 – Wait until the meat is browned on one side, stir and let it brown a little more.

4 – Add onions, mixing well.

5 – Add 1 cup of water water and cover the pan.

6 – On medium heat, leave cooking for about 10 minutes, after pressure starts.

7 – After the pan is cool, open the lid and add potatoes. Stir.

8 – Cover pan again and return to high heat, for 3 minutes.



  • You can serve this dish with other vegetables such as green beans (photo), asparagus, peas, or sautéed kale or collard greens.
  • Corn cream or a green salad are also good side dishes.
  • Before use your pressure cooker, read the product manual instructions.


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