Sunday, February 28, 2010

Beef Roast (Varattiyathu)

Even though I don’t eat any beef I prepare,because my hubby loves it,one day me and my one of the chichi prepared the beef,we both don’t eat beef.As we are not eating we cant taste it also,but when my hubby is back from work he said beef tastes better.And he said u cook all without tasting,he he he he he …


Beef (cubed into bite sized pieces) – 3/4kg
Meat Masala Powder – 1 tbsp (I used Eastern Meat Masala)
Coriander Powder – 1 tbsp
Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Black Pepper Powder – 1/2 tsp
Ginger Paste – 1 tbsp
Garlic Paste – 1 tbsp
Onion (thinly sliced) – 1 large
Tomatoes (chopped) – 1 large
Slit Green Chillies – 4
Thinily sliced coconut-1/4 cup
Curry Leaves – A sprig
Coriander leaves– A few
Oil – 2 tbsp(I used coconut oil)
Salt – As required

Preparation Method

1.Wash and clean the beef thoroughly and drain out excess water if any.
2.Dry roast powders on low flame till its row smell goes.
3.Marinate the beef pieces with the above roasted masala powders, 1 tbsp ginger paste, 1 tbsp garlic paste and salt. Keep it aside for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Or u can cook as soon as.
4.Pressure cook the marinated beef on low flame for up to 8-10whistles.Add onions, curry leaves, green chillies, tomatoes . You may have to cook it for more or less time, depending on the type of meat.
5.Heat 2 tbsp oil in a non stick pan
6.Add the pressure cooked beef along with its gravy to the above pan and mix everything well.
7.Cook on medium low flame . Uncover the pan and roast the beef masala on medium high flame for around 10 minutes or till the water evaporates completely and the beef is dry and brown in color. Now add Coriander leaves and some curry leaves.Remove from fire.
8.In another pan pour 2tsp oil and fry coconut till golden brown and mix with beef.
9.Serve this spicy beef masala along with rice or rotis.


Fathima said...

I love any prep w/ beef... this looks yum... I can eat this on its own...

Gita said...

That's really great to cook something that looks so delicious without tasting :)

sangi said...

Happy holi dear!
Mouthwatering dish!

Aparna said...

ethu njan kazhikilla..kandittu nallathanennu thonnunnu

Rekha shoban said...

i never tried looks perfect ...

kothiyavunu said...

i don't eat beef but this looks mouthwatering!