November 28, 2011

Delicious kottayam style beef fry


Ingredients:
Beef preferably weal - 1 kg
Shredded onions - 100 gm
Green chilies(split) - 5 nos
Ginger - 25 gm
Garlic(chopped) - 25 gm
Tomatoes - 2 nos
(chopped)
Bay leaves(Karuga/Vazhana ela) - 3 nos
Cinnamom(Karugapatta) - 1" piece
Cardamom(Elakka) - 5 nos
Cloves(Grambu) - 4 nos
Fennel(Perum Jeerakam) - 2 tsp
Black pepper seeds - 10 nos
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Coconut oil - 1 cup
Fresh coconut half sliced into small pieces called `kotthu`
Curry leaves - 4 stems
Lemon juice - 1/4 lemon
Salt - As reqd
Mustard seeds - A pinch
Powdered black pepper - 1 tsp

Beef fry/kerala kottayam style by {deepapraveen very busy with work..back soon

courtesy : Deepapraveen
http://www.flickr.com/photos/deepapraveen/with/5689809617/


Preparation Method:


1)Prepare `GHARAM MASALA` by grinding together bay leaves, cinnamom, cardamom, cloves, black pepper seeds and fennel.

2)Cook the beef with all the other ingredients including `gharam masala` in water.

3)Add salt and continue cooking on low heat until almost dry but cooked. Set this aside.

4)Heat the coconut oil in a frying pan and add a pinch of mustard seeds and allow them to break in the hot oil.

5)Add more chopped onions and saute` till brown.

6)Add curry leaves and coconut `kothu` and saute` till brown.

7)Add the previously prepared beef and powdered black pepper.

8)Stir in gentle heat until dark.

Source :pachakam.com

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