Clean and cut the beef into small pieces. Buy meat with bone or with little fat to get good taste. In USA most of the beef cut has blund taste
2)Pound the whole spices(cinnamom & cloves) and keep it aside.
3)Mix the Chilly powder, Fennel powder, pepper powder and corriander powders with salt and vinegar.
4)Chop ginger and garlic into small pieces and mix all these with the beef, adding vinegar, whole spice powder(Cinnamon and Cloves) and salt. Keep aside for a while.
5)Meanwhile, cut rings from the coconut and slice into chips. Fry these in hot oil until the color changes little bit, remove and add to the meat.
6)Slice onions fine and fry till brown. Drain and keep aside.
7)Pressure cook the marinated beef till tender (around 15 mts in pressure cooker). Please dont over cook it.
8)Heat oil and put in shredded curry leaves and then pour in the meat with the remaining gravy. Let it sim and reduce the gravy in a medium flame.
9) Add fried onions and fry well till dry. (Keep stirring so that it wont burned and it will evenly fried)
:-Serve with plain boiled rice and buttermilk curry or porotta.