Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Beef Roast


Beef                                      --   1 kg
Onions                                 --    1 big onion
Shallots/Pearl onions        --    250 gm
Ginger Garlic Paste           --    2 tsp
Green chillies                      --    5 -6
Turmeric powder               --    ½ tsp
Chilly powder                      --    2 tbsp
Coriander powder              --    1 tbsp
Pepper powder                   --    1 tsp
Garam Masala                    --    1 ½ + 2 tsp
Curry leaves                       --    3 springs
Coconut (thinly sliced)       --   ½ cup
Oil                                        --    2 tbsp
Salt                                      --    to taste

Preparation of Beef Roast:

Cut the beef into cubes and wash them atleast 5 – 6 times under running water.

Marinate the beef with salt, turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder, 2 tsp of garam masala and ginger garlic paste. Keep aside for 15- 20 minutes.

Add finely chopped onions, 2 -3 green chillies and a spring of curry leaves to it and let it cook in a pressure cooker. I cook it for around 5 -6 whistles. Do not add water as water will ooze out of the meat.


Add oil into a pan and fry the thinly sliced pearl onions and rest of the green chillies until the pearl onions are translucent. Add the rest of the garam masala and the sliced coconut and fry well.


Add the cooked beef with the excess water. Let it dry until the required gravy thickness is obtained. Add the curry leaves and pepper powder few minutes before turning off the flame.


This goes well with parotta, puttu, chapathi etc.

You can also let it dry till until the beef is black (not burnt). This goes well with steamed rice and any curry.

Both the way, beef tastes better the next day or the day after. 


  1. By going through the ingredients I know this is really delicious and on top of that you have added a lot of shallot, thanks for sharing dear...

  2. dont eat beef..but a must try with chick..what a bful color,yum and delcious dish...looks mouthwatering...

  3. @Sanyukta - You can very well try this with chick too.. Just make sure that you dont pressure cook for a long time..

  4. Adipoli roast!! Parottayude koodeyulla aa pic kandittu kothi varunnu..

  5. Nice beef fry dear..i love the roasted form..dark.
    Both looks so perfect.

  6. Hey, I'll sub this with mutton or chicken too as I don't eat beef. Looking yumm! :D

  7. nice beef fry..i dont eat...but my hubby like this,so i prepare for him ...but i know only one methd to this way...

  8. hmm tempting beef fry tou Nitha, Perfect with parottas..


  9. Beef is one of my favorite meat.. love this prep... I make it somewhat similar too... love the crunchy taste of coconut slices in the beef...

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  11. very delicious!!!.. i know my family will love it :)

  12. Kothi varunnu, dear. Adipoli beef roast Nitha.

  13. Will try this with mutton, looks terrific.

  14. Hi good to see another mallu blogger with all those yummy recipes...thanks for commenting on my blog,so I could find you..:)
    Awesome recipe thre..I buy beef once in a blue moon and prepare as my hub don eat it..have just one small pack in my fridge now..usually make like this ,dry roasted and store it..looking good and luv ur step by step pics..:)

  15. your beef roast looks delectable. This and our porotta..:))

  16. LOOKS YUMMY....................mouth watering

  17. You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be really something which I think I would never understand. It seems too complicated and very broad for me. I am looking forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!

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