Monday, 25 November 2013

Beef fry

                                          Beef fry


Beef fry

I can’t say NO to any beef dishes. Whenever booking ticket to Kerala my hubby used to say that, aah.., after reaching home first I will go to “thattukada”(a small road side shop providing tasty porotta and beef fry).Then I will give a short lecture about health but secretly love his statement. Because I know sure, he will bring a parcel for me. Still I’m not good in making soft Kerala porotta. My hubby used to say that your porotta is not like what we are getting from “thattukada”, but your beef fry is same as “thattukada” style ! .Here I’m sharing the same recipe with you.
                       My mom in law is a beef roast specialist.Her beef roast!!!!!!!!Ohh drooling!!!!!Sure I will post that recipe too. 


  • Beef: ½ kg
  • Shallots/kochulli (sliced): 1 cup
  • Ginger and garlic: 1 tblspn+1 tspn
  • Turmeric powder: ¼ tspn
  • Coriander powder: 2 tspn
  • Chilly powder: 1/2 tblspn+1tspn(up to your tolerable level)
  • Garam masala powder: 2 tspn(I used eastern garam masala)
  • Cinnamon/patta: 1 small piece
  • Fennel/perumjeerakam: ¼tspn
  • Clove/grampoo: 3
  • Star anise/thakkolam: 1
  • Pepper:1/4tspn
  • Coconut pieces: ¼ cup
  • Curry leaves
  • Salt
  • Coconut oil


  • Wash and cut beef in to small cubes.
  • Cook it in a pressure cooker by adding salt ,1 tspn chilly powder, garam masala powder,turmeric powder and 1 tspn ginger garlic paste.
  • No need to add water but if you need add ¼ cup of water. Pressure cook it for 20 minutes in low flame (depends on the cooker and beef).Check the water level .If excess water is there; cook until the water get dried.
  • Marinate the cooked beef with 1/2 tblspn chilly powder, coriander powder, and salt.Wait for 1/2 an hour.
  • Heat the pan with oil
  • Add ginger garlic paste and give a quick fry.
  • Add crushed fennel, cinnamon, clove, pepper  and star anise.
  • Add curry leaves and coconut pieces.
  • Add sliced shallots and sauté it well.
  • Add marinated beef pieces.
  • Fry it well. If you need add more oil.
  • Dont avoid coconut pieces, curry leaves and coconut oil.


  1. Fiery beef fr.. even though i dont eat beef, my kids just love to have it

  2. Great looking beef...I think this would work with pork too.

    1. thanx thelady8home.yea may be ..i didnt try with pork!

  3. kothiyavunnu..................
    Beef roast nte recipe koode idu..................

  4. Recipe looks so good, may be i ll try with chicken

    1. thank you sure u can try but i think mutton is better than chicken


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