Monday, November 3, 2008

Beef Varutharachathu

Amma made this varutharacha beef curry and puttu for my friend Noora. Preparing this curry may take more time than the normal meat curries.But the results are worth the effort spent.


1/2 kilo beef
To marinate:
1 onion sliced
1/4 cup coconut sliced
1 tsp chopped ginger
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp chilly powder
1 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp meat masala powder
3 green chillies split open lengthwise
salt to taste

To roast and grind:

1/2 cup grated coconut
one shallot chopped
1 tsp chopped ginger
1 tsp chopped garlic
1/2 tbsp fennel seeds
1 sprig curry leaves
1 tbsp coconut oil

To temper:

1 tbsp coconut oil
4 shallots chopped
1 spring curry leaves


1.Marinate the beef with the ingredients mentioned under 'To marinate' and keep aside for 30 minutes.
2.Add half cup water to the beef and pressure cook till 3 whistles.
3.Add coconut oil to a pan and roast the coconut and rest of the ingredients mentioned under 'To roast and powder' till coconut turns brown.Grind it to a smooth paste.
4.Add the paste to the cooked beef and mix well.Switch off the flame when the curry starts to boil.
5.Temper the curry with fried shallots and curry leaves.


Jerry Kakkadan said...

Supperrrrrrrrrr Yummmmyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy

Kalathil said...

Thanks Jerry

Varsha Vipins said...

You have a lovely blog Dhanya.. loved the name of it ..nostalgic..n the beef curry looks slurpyyy..:)