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Beef Pickle

Beef Pickle
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 10 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 1/2 kg Tender beef cut in small pieces
  • 1 tsp Ginger finely chopped
  • Salt As reqd
  • Oil for frying
  • 1/2 cup Gingelly oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 cups Onions finely chopped
  • 12 nos Cloves Grambu
  • 6 nos Cinnamon Karugapatta
  • 6 nos Cardamom Elakka
  • 1/2 kg Tomato
  • Vinegar As reqd
  • 1/4 cup Garlic pods
  • 1 tbsp Ginger slices
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar

For grinding:-

  • 3 tbsp Chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger fine pieces
  • 6 nos Garlic pods
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Uluva
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds Jeerakam

Instructions
 

  • Cook meat along with 2 tbsp of vinegar, ginger and salt, until well done and dry.
  • Heat sufficent refined oil in a pan.
  • Fry the meat, small lots at a time.
  • :- Do not allow the meat to harden.
  • Grind together chilly powder, ginger pieces, garlic, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds with cold boiled water.
  • Heat the remaining oil and the gingelly oil.
  • Splutter mustard seeds.
  • Fry turmeric powder and onion, till it becomes crisp.
  • Remove and drain.
  • Saute the spices followed by tomato.
  • Keep stirring, till the oil separates.
  • Add the ground masala paste and saute.
  • When masala is nicely fried, add vinegar, salt and 1 cup of boiling water and bring it to boil.
  • Add the fried meat, ginger and garlic to the boiling gravy.
  • Mix sugar in 2 tbsp of vinegar and add to the pickle.
  • Allow it to boil again for one more time.
  • Remove from fire.
  • Cool and bottle it.
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