Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Kerala Style Nadan Beef Fry

Ingredients for Nadan Beef Fry Recipe
Beef - 1 kg
Button onions(Kunjulli) - 1/2 cup
Bay leaves - 2 nos
Garlic û 1 full pod / 10 nos cloves
Ginger - A thumb size piece
Fresh coconut slices û 1/2 cup
Red chilli powder - 1 1/2 tbsp
Coriander powder - 2 tbsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala(Kerala style) - 1 tbsp
(Heat and powder 4 cloves, 3 cardamoms, 1 long cinnamon stick, 2 tbsp fennel seeds, 8 black peppercorns, 4 fenugreek seeds, 2 red chilly)
Curry leaves - 4 sprigs
Salt - As reqd
Coconut oil - 2 tbsp
Preparation Method of Nadan Beef Fry Recipe
1)Cut beef into small pieces and wash it well.
2)Chop onions into 2 pieces.
3)Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
4)Add ginger, garlic and 3/4th of the chopped onion.
5)Stir it well until it╝s a completely sautى, slightly golden in colour.
6)Make a paste of Garam masala, chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt.
7)Add this paste to the onion ginger, garlic mixture and sautى on slow fire till and the oil separates from the masala.
8)At this point, add the beef and saute again on slow flame till the water comes out of the beef.
9)Once the water is fully out of the beef, add the curry leaves and coconut pieces.
10)Cover and cook, adding ╒ cup more hot water to cook again on medium flame.
Once the beef starts to cook and you find on an open vessel it takes time, you can use pressure cooker and wait for 3 to 4 whistles and it should be cooked properly. You can add 2 tbsp of vinegar too to the beef to cook it properly.

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