Naadan Beef Stew

by Lakshmi RamNair
Nadan Beef Stew is an excellent traditional dish best served and very popular during celebrations like Christmas and Easter in kerala. Tender beef pieces cooked in creamy and mildly flavoured coconut milk gravy is simply yummy. Vegetables like potatoes, carrots or green peas can be added to Nadan Beef Stew and you can enjoy a hefty meal with Kerala Appam. Preparing stew in a pressure cooker saves your valuable time and you can enjoy the mouth watering dish with kids and loved ones. Beef is cooked with turmeric, salt and sufficient water in a cooker. Cubed potatoes, onions and spicy ingredients are fried in oil and thin coconut milk is added. Mix well and add this to the cooked beef. Pressure cook for 10 minutes Stir in thick coconut milk to cooked stew and heat the dish in low flame. Temper Nadan Beef Stew with mustard seeds, red chillies, shallots and curry leaves. Enjoy the dish.
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Votes: 3
Rating: 4
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Instructions
  1. Cook meat with salt, turmeric powder, two cups of water and keep aside.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  2. Fry potato in oil.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  3. Add onion and slit green chilli to the potatoes and fry.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  4. Add ginger and garlic to this and fry till the potatoes are light brown in colour.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  5. Add meat masala, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt to this.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  6. Stir and add thin coconut milk to it.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  7. Mix well and add this to the cooked beef.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  8. Pressure cook this again for ten minutes.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  9. After one whistle, add thick coconut milk to it and cook on low flame after stirring well.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  10. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard seeds and saute shallots, red chillies and curry leaves.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  11. Add this to the beef.
    Naadan Beef Stew – pachakam.com
  12. Stir well.
  13. :- Serve Kerala Beef Stew hot with appam or chappathis.
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Samantha September 27, 2020 - 10:38 pm

Looks yum. In case of using canned coconut milk, or coconut milk powder what is the amount & when should we add it?

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aleyk October 9, 2020 - 1:25 am

Canned coconut milk you can add 1 cup approx, when the thick coconut milk in preparatory steps is added.

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