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beef fry

Kerala Beef Fry | Beef Ularthiyathu

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people


  • 1 kg Beef cubes
  • 2 nos Onion chopped
  • 1 no Tomato(Optional) chopped, large
  • 1 big Ginger chopped
  • 5 nos Green chillies slit
  • 3 tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp Pepper powder
  • 2 stem Curry leaves
  • Coconut flakes A few, Thenga khothu
  • Salt As reqd


  • For preparing Beef Fry Nadan Style, first pressure cook beef with salt, little turmeric powder, chopped ginger and chopped green chilly. Pour a little coconut oil also and pressure cook the beef.
  • Cook until 1 cup water remains in the beef.
  • Heat the oil in a non-stick tawa.
  • Fry the coconut flakes, chopped onion until it turnes light brown.
  • Add coriander powder, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and saute on a low flame.
  • Add curry leaves followed by chopped tomato which is optional. Sauté well until oil clears. If you are not adding tomato, you can carry on the next preparatory step.
  • Add garam masala, pepper powder and the cooked beef with water.
  • Stir occasionaly until the gravy dries up.
  • Keep on low flame and bring beef to brown color.
  • Serve beef fry hot with rice or porotta.


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