Simple And Easy Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu


Simple And Easy Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu is a spicy and flavorful exotic dish very popular in Malabar region. Malappuram is famous for its delicious non vegetarian dishes. The dish holds a top rated slot in Kerala Cuisine. Malappuram beholds lots of its own varieties of meat dishes. Malappuram Irachi Curry, Malapuram Biryani, Erachi Mulakittathu all are popular dishes. Here I am giving you a simple recipe for Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu. The dish goes well with rice, ghee rice, pathiri or chapathi. Also termed Beef Ularthiyathu, this is that traditional dish that makes you drool. This is that favorite dish with all Malayalees all over the world, not a curry nor a dry fry but something in between. This is the simplest and one of the easiest ways to cook beef dishes. Slow roasting the spicy beef masala with coconut pieces and curry leaves till the beef is browned, is what makes Simple And Easy Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu unique and special. Roasting in coconut oil gives a wonderful aroma and flavor that fills your rooms.

Whenever i prepare Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu i discover my family getting impatient for the dish. The dish simply disappears in no time. Enjoy Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu with some Kachiya Moru(spiced buttermilk) and brown rice for lunch. It tastes superb, one of my favorites. The finger licking traditional styled Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu is worth a try. I love beef cooked in any form but this one surely has an edge over others. Beef is nutritious, rich in protein and other vital nutrients required for smooth functioning of body. Kids and growing up children need protein rich food in their diet for building healthy muscles. While buying beef keep a few points in mind. Beef should be dense, dry and firm. The muscle fibers should be tightly packed and uniform. Discard all poor quality beef. You can explore a well detailed Simple And Easy Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu recipe here.


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Simple And Easy Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 People



  • Wash the beef pieces well, drain and place in a cooker. Keep this aside. Meanwhile crush ginger, garlic and shallots.
  • Convert it into a pan.
  • Add all powders and coconut oil. Give a good mix
  • Place this on medium heat and the raw smell of all ingredients need to be gone. If you feel the mix is getting dry or sticking into the bottom, pour some more oil and mix it. Roast well till the colour changes. Then turn off the flame and and pour a cup of water into it.
  • Pour that mix into the cleaned beef and add some curry leaves and mix well. Close the lid of the cooker, After the first whistle, reduce the flame and cook for 30 minutes in low flame. Turn off the flame. Once the pressure is all released open the cooker.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the coconut pieces till golden brown in colour.
  • Add the cooked beef into it, cook till the water evaporates. Stir occasionally.
  • Simple And Easy Malappuram Beef Varattiyathu is ready now.
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You can visit this link Beef Curry. You can also visit this link Kerala Beef Fry.
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  1. G
    Govindan July 9, 2023

    5 stars
    Awesome recipe. Really tasty and easy to make. Thanks a lot.

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