Thursday, February 10, 2011

Beef Roast Kerala Style

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

  1. Beef- 1/4 kg,cut into small pieces
  2. Onion- 1 1/2large,thinly sliced
  3. Green chillies- 3 slit
  4. Garlic- 4 pods, sliced
  5. Ginger- 1 inch piece,thinly chopped
  6. Coconut,sliced(Thenga Kothu)- 1/2 cup
  7. Cinnamon- 1 inch piece
  8. Cloves-2 pods
  9. Lemon juice- 1 teaspoon
  10. Turmeric powder-1/2 teaspoon
  11. Pepper powder-2 teaspoon
  12. Red chilly powder- 2 teaspoon
  13. Coriander powder-2 teaspoon
  14. Cumin seeds- a pinch
  15. Dried red chilly flakes-1 teaspoon
  16. Salt- 1-2 teaspoon, as required,more may be required
  17. Oil- 1 tablespoon
  18. Curry leaves- A handful
  19. Water
  1. Pressure cook the cut beef pieces with 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder,1 teaspoon each of red chilly powder and coriander powder ,keep aside
  2. Meanwhile powder together the remaining chilly powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,pepper powder,cumin seeds, cinnamon and cloves till smooth.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, saute the sliced coconut till light brown.
  4. Add onion, ginger,garlic and saute well till soft.
  5. To this add the powdered ingredients and mix well.
  6. Add lime juice,green chillies,cover and cook for 2 mins.
  7. To the above gravy add the pressure cooked beef, throw in the curry leaves, mix well.
  8. Cover and cook in low flame till all the water content gets dried up.
  9. Sprinkle the red chilly flakes and mix up.
  10. 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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