Dried Beef Stir Fry


Dried Beef Stir Fry

Dried beef pieces are cooked with a ground paste of onion, ginger, other ingredients and finally stir fried
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people


  • 350 g Dry beef cut in cubes
  • 2 nos Onion 1 onion sliced & 1 no: finely sliced and fried
  • 1 tsp Ginger chopped
  • 2 big Garlic cloves
  • 1 tender Lemon grass finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric ground
  • 1/2 tsp Chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Dry red chilly paste
  • 3 tbsp Sesame oil
  • Black pepper A pinch, ground
  • 1/2 cup Hot water
  • 1/2 cup Vinegar
  • Salt As reqd


  • First grind together non-fried onion, ginger, garlic and chilly powder into a smooth paste.
  • Soak dry red chillies in vinegar. Bring it to boil for 2 minutes and grind well.
  • Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan and fry the ground paste for about 10 minutes in low heat. If mixture sticks to bottom of pan, add little water.
  • Cook till the paste becomes golden brown and oil separates.Add chilly paste.
  • Stir in dried beef pieces, ground pepper and chopped lemon grass.
  • Continue frying till the beef becomes brown and water evaporates completely.
  • Add hot water, required salt and cook with a covered lid.
  • When the beef pieces are well coated with gravy, remove pan from fire.
  • Dry beef stir fry is ready. Garnish with fried onion and serve hot with white rice.
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