1. Beef Recipes

Kerala Beef Curry


  • 1 kg cubed beef
  • 250 gms chopped tomato
  • 250 gms sliced onion
  • 8-10 (slit) Green chillies
  • 8 cardamom
  • 8 cloves
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 3-4 cinnamon
  • 2-3 star anise
  • Curry leaves
  • 25 gms garlic
  • Ginger paste
  • 100 ml ghee/oil
  • Coriander leaves – for garnishing
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder


Step 1: Roast the bay leaves, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, black peppercorns, star anise lightly and grind it to a powder.
Heat oil in  a pan and garlic, onion, curry leaves and sauté till brown.
Now add the ginger paste and saute.

Step 2: Add chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder and again saute for 2 minutes.

Step 3: Add a little water to cook the masala and then add the tomatoes, green chillies and beef. Fry the beef till the water is soaked, add more hot water if required.

Step 4: Transfer to a cooker and add water till the level of the meat and mix. Pressure-cook it till 5 whistles. Now add the garam masala (the ground powder) and salt , check if the meat is cooked properly, if not cook the meat some more till it becomes tender.
Check seasoning and remove from flame. Garnish with coriander leaves.

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