Wayanad Special Pothum Kaal | Beef Bone Marrow


Wayanad Special Pothum Kaal is a lip smacking traditional dish very popular in Wayanad region. This is a variety dish and the marrow tastes awesome with the spicy flavorful gravy. The dish goes well and perfect with a lot many rice based dishes in particular. I love the dish with freshly prepared neer dosa or pathiri. I cherish eating the delicacy to my stomach’s fill and it tastes heavenly, simply awesome. The best part is, this is an easy to prepare dish with limited ingredients. Beef Bone Marrow Recipe is a uniquely flavored dish and I want you to taste it without fail. Remember to send me feedback so i can keep myself motivated to try and post similar dishes. The marrow in the bones blend very well with the gravy and there are no words to describe it. Irresistible, that’s the word. My kids love relishing on this dish and I reduce the spiciness for them.

In other regions of Kerala, you find Wayanad Special Pothum Kaal dish not much familiar. Wayanad is a culinary paradise and you will find a lot many non vegetarian dishes here. Cooked with love and served with warmth, there is a specialty with Wayanadan dishes. The garam masala flavors are just perfect to suit our tummy and their dishes are generally healthy and wholesome also. The bone marrow of animals is widely used by humans as food. It consists of yellow marrow contained in long bones. There is also red marrow, which contains more nutrients than yellow marrow. Marrow has rich vitamins and minerals like iron, phosphorous and Vitamin A but is comprised mainly of fats. Eating bone marrow help to increase the iron content in your body. You can explore a well detailed Wayanad Special Pothum Kaal recipe here. Enjoy the dish.

Wayanad Special Pothum Kaal | Beef Bone Marrow Recipe

Prep Time 10 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 People



  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add sliced onion and saute till soft.
  • When it become soft add ginger garlic paste, green chilly and salt as required. Saute it for 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add all spice powders and saute for 2-3 minutes in medium flame until the raw smell goes off.
  • Finally add washed and cleaned (clean the beef leg in water by adding 1 tbsp vinegar and salt) pothum kaal and curry leaves.
  • Pour 1 &1/2 cup water and mix well. Close the lid and pressure cook it for 5-6 whistles.
  • Delicious Pothum kaal is ready now.


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