Kerala Beef Fry | Beef Ularthiyathu, a perfect beef fry

by jijopeter

Kerala Beef fry or Beef Ularthiyathu is cooked in Nadan style is a unique delicious signature dish of the Christian community in general. You can usually spot the dry beef fry dish during Kerala festive gatherings and occasions. Street vendors in Kerala sell Parotta with Beef Fry which is a hot Thattukada dish both among young as well as old alike. Kerala Beef Fry can be served with both dosa and appams too. We have included a spicy Kerala Beef Fry dish for quick reference.

Beef pieces are pressure cooked in a spicy masala and later fried or roasted with onion pieces and curry leaves. Our Kerala Beef fry recipe is well detailed in short simple sentences keeping new comers in mind. Enjoy our Beef Ularthiyathu cooked in Kerala style. The beef Ularthiyathu tastes better based on the beef cut, if the beef meat has fat then the beef fry tastes nice, if the meat is lean then there wont be much taste to the dish. The fat in the beef enhances the taste of the dry beef fry, also it reduces the use of less oil to make the beef Ularthiyathu.

Try to use freshly ground garam masala, chilly powder and coriander powder. Also slow cooking the beef will bring a great taste to the dish rather than using the pressure cooker, but if the beef is not a tender cut then it will take a long to cook. Please make sure to cook the beef fry in low heat to get a nice black color.

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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hours
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
Votes: 31
Rating: 4.74
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Instructions
  1. For preparing Beef Fry Nadan Style, first pressure cook beef with salt, little turmeric powder, chopped ginger and chopped green chilly.
  2. Cook until 1 cup water remains in the beef.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick tawa.
  4. Fry the coconut flakes, chopped onion until it turnes light brown.
  5. Add coriander powder, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and saute on a low flame.
  6. Add curry leaves followed by chopped tomato and saute well until oil clears.
  7. Add garam masala, pepper powder and the cooked beef with water.
  8. Stir occasionaly until the gravy dries up.
  9. Keep on low flame and bring beef to brown color.
  10. Serve beef fry hot with rice or porotta.
Recipe Notes

You can also check out this Beef Fry - Simple and Delicious. Please check out this dish Beef Fry Varutharachathu.

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21 comments

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Sudi February 17, 2007 - 12:00 am

Excellent. Its come out well. Thanks

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Bin July 8, 2008 - 12:00 am

I am not a regular cook, since my wife is away and I took that as an opportunity learn new things and impress her when she comes back. It turned out to be better than my wife cooking. thanks for the recipe

PS
It was quiet spicy, tsb mean tea spoon or table soon, maybe my calculation went wrong in that

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Merina September 13, 2007 - 12:00 am

Yummy and Tasty!!!This recipe turned out well.!! 🙂

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Jackie September 5, 2007 - 12:00 am

Amazing ….best with beer…..N` joy.
My first beef fry…..Thanks a lot.

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Leena Joseph May 17, 2007 - 12:00 am

Very good and easy

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Zanra, December 22, 2007 - 12:00 am

Sahodara !

I am a novice at cooking non veg , but this recipeee rocks !!! I made it and am allready on my 4th peg of JW blak !!!

hic …………..awesome!

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Anoop Vijayan December 29, 2007 - 12:00 am

Muttu receipe!!!!!!

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praveen February 3, 2008 - 12:00 am

Good recipe. you can put some vinegar too into the beef while pressure cooking. Adipoli

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Jay January 26, 2008 - 12:00 am

Mone,Dinesha KIDILAM recipe

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mary October 23, 2007 - 12:00 am

Wow…Its yummy and with nostalgic taste

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Rajesh November 8, 2015 - 12:00 am

Looks good. Will try once. Can someone tell me how many whistles are required to perssure cook Beef? Low flame or high flame?

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vinod&mahesh October 9, 2007 - 12:00 am

wow….very good..even if family not around we can cook it easily

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Faseela April 5, 2008 - 12:00 am

`Fantastic`

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thara August 22, 2012 - 6:56 am

Jijo, thanks..super taste

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Hari December 31, 2010 - 2:46 pm

This is by far one of the better beef recipes that I have tried… It is simple to make and very delicious! Thanks Jijo!

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mahi May 22, 2010 - 9:34 pm

Too gud…

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Paul December 5, 2009 - 9:13 am

Dear Jijo..Thanks for an excellent beef curry. So tasty!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Bina April 25, 2009 - 3:42 pm

Hey this receipe was toooooo good.Its very simple and easy to make but taste excellent. I made it today and even the look of it was inviting. I recommend everyone should try it….thanks a lot.

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Mathew February 14, 2009 - 12:17 pm

Amazing! Thanks for making beef fry so simple!!!!!

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anu July 12, 2009 - 5:54 am

thanks jijo,very grand beef fry with minimum ingredients..very easy to prepare

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Johny Antony October 28, 2006 - 12:00 am

Excellent…

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