Beef Roast Kerala Style

Very much nadan Kerala Beef Roast. Best combination with kappa(tapioca), chapathis as well as rice.


Beef- 1/4 kg,cut into small pieces
Onion- 1 1/2large,thinly sliced
Green chillies- 3 slit
Garlic- 4 pods, sliced
Ginger- 1 inch piece,thinly chopped
Coconut,sliced(Thenga Kothu)- 1/2 cup
Cinnamon- 1 inch piece
Cloves-2 pods
Lemon juice- 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder-1/2 teaspoon
Pepper powder-2 teaspoon
Red chilly powder- 2 teaspoon
Coriander powder-2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds- a pinch
Dried red chilly flakes-1 teaspoon
Salt- 1-2 teaspoon, as required,more may be required
Oil- 1 tablespoon
Curry leaves- A handful

Pressure cook the cut beef pieces with 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder,1 teaspoon each of red chilly powder and coriander powder ,keep aside
Meanwhile powder together the remaining chilly powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,pepper powder,cumin seeds, cinnamon and cloves till smooth.
Heat oil in a pan, saute the sliced coconut till light brown.
Add onion, ginger,garlic and saute well till soft.
To this add the powdered ingredients and mix well.
Add lime juice,green chillies,cover and cook for 2 mins.
To the above gravy add the pressure cooked beef, throw in the curry leaves, mix well.
Cover and cook in low flame till all the water content gets dried up.
Sprinkle the red chilly flakes and mix up.
Test for the spice requirements and add more pepper or salt if required

Well now just try it out and enjoy the flavour! Serve hot with rice/rotis.Garnish with some fresh onion slices!

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